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1943

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Album Page, Sketch of Coat of Arms with Lion Rampant, ca. 1888

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated ca. 1888 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on tracing paper mounted to cream paperboard tipped into binding with fabric. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Greenough. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

27.2 x 21.2 cm (10 11/16 x 8 3/8 in.), irregular; mount: 31.3 x 24.1 cm (12 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, lower right of sheet: Chenonceaux / Lion on wall in / turret - / Top of shield vermillion red / very little lighter than / the wall which is / red also - venetian red / Lion is cobalt - / Lower shield ochre; upper right of mount: 55; lower right of mount: 4.. (corner edge missing).

Cite this object as

Album Page, Sketch of Coat of Arms with Lion Rampant, ca. 1888; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); France; brush and watercolor, graphite on tracing paper mounted to cream paperboard tipped into binding with fabric; 27.2 x 21.2 cm (10 11/16 x 8 3/8 in.), irregular; mount: 31.3 x 24.1 cm (12 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-221

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