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Drawing, Design for a Snuff Box Cover (verso); Trophy of Hunting (recto), ca. 1750

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and after Jean-Baptiste Oudry. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is graphite, pen and black ink, black chalk on paper; verso: black chalk. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

12.3 x 19.1 cm (4 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Scroll of a watermark

It is signed

Signed in ink, upper left corner: O.R.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Snuff Box Cover (verso); Trophy of Hunting (recto), ca. 1750; Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); France; graphite, pen and black ink, black chalk on paper; verso: black chalk; 12.3 x 19.1 cm (4 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-267

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