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Drawing, Decorative Panel: Medallion with a Sacrifice Scene between Two Victories Adorning Candelabra, 1759–95

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Jean-Louis Prieur the Younger. It is dated 1759–95 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray and brown wash on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

9.5 x 16.3 cm (3 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Cooper Union Museum stamp on the verso watermark: none

It is inscribed

Inscribed on the recto in graphite along the upper margin: dessin original Prieur Inscribed on the recto in pen and black ink along the lower margin: Purchased by Miss E G Hewitt Inscribed in graphite along the lower right margin: 5

Cite this object as

Drawing, Decorative Panel: Medallion with a Sacrifice Scene between Two Victories Adorning Candelabra, 1759–95; Attributed to Jean-Louis Prieur the Younger (French, 1759 – 1795); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray and brown wash on white laid paper; 9.5 x 16.3 cm (3 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt; 1931-65-40

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