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1968

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Drawing, Textile or Wallpaper Design: Insects, 19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is brush and gouache on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

  • Earrings, 2013
  • copper, white gold, sapphires, spinels, rubellite, tourmaline.
  • Courtesy of FD Gallery.
  • 20.2015.2a/c

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Its dimensions are

43.2 x 40.1 cm (17 in. x 15 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink lower right of composition: an oval shaped seal with an interlocked CG in the center. Written around the seal: 31 Boulevard Nouvelles

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: B28.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile or Wallpaper Design: Insects, 19th century; France; brush and gouache on cream paper; 43.2 x 40.1 cm (17 in. x 15 13/16 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-107-27

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