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Drawing, Oriental Scene, ca. 1770

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean Honoré Fragonard and attributed to Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is black crayon on 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

10.9 x 19.4 cm (4 5/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: A? Vimallin Auverone (?); J. Peoli mark on reverse, Lugt no. 2020

It is signed

At left faded initials

It is inscribed

At left faded initials of a signature, probaby "J. B. H."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Oriental Scene, ca. 1770; Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732 - 1806); France; black crayon on paper; 10.9 x 19.4 cm (4 5/16 x 7 5/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-263

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