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Drawing, Project for the Decoration of an Oblong Panel

This is a drawing. It was attributed to Etienne de Lavallée-Poussin. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite 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

33.3 x 19.3 cm (13 1/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: DXC BLAUW

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for the Decoration of an Oblong Panel; Attributed to Etienne de Lavallée-Poussin (French, 1735–1802); France; brush and watercolor, graphite on white laid paper; 33.3 x 19.3 cm (13 1/8 x 7 5/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-258

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