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Drawing, Panel Decoration, ca. 1780

This is a Drawing. It was created by Etienne de Lavallée-Poussin. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is brush and watercolor, white gouache, over black chalk on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

32 × 18.3 cm (12 5/8 × 7 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

on verso, pen and black ink: Hvubron

Cite this object as

Drawing, Panel Decoration, ca. 1780; Etienne de Lavallée-Poussin (French, 1735–1802); France; brush and watercolor, white gouache, over black chalk on white laid paper; 32 × 18.3 cm (12 5/8 × 7 3/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-255

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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