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Drawing, Cleobolus, ca. 1650

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Claude Vignon. It is dated ca. 1650 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is graphite and red chalk on off-white laid paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Cosplay: Not As New as You Might Think.

This object was donated by Mr. Hugh Cassel. It is credited Gift of Hugh Cassel.

Its dimensions are

32 x 20.7 cm (12 5/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: H.G. within a circle, with ƎE above.

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, right: vignon jnt ft.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cleobolus, ca. 1650; Designed by Claude Vignon (French, 1593–1670); France; graphite and red chalk on off-white laid paper ; 32 x 20.7 cm (12 5/8 x 8 1/8 in.); Gift of Hugh Cassel; 1958-143-6

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