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This and 134 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album.

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1943

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2019

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Album Page, Sketches Possibly of Fireplace from Château de Blois, France, late 19th century

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite on very smooth, off-white wove paper 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

Sheet: 20 x 30.9 cm (7 7/8 x 12 3/16 in.), sheet

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, lower right corner (perpendicular to drawing): 94; at center, inscribed in circle): Note / the fond of colour on the / pilaster is green very / grey - made with indigo; below: this should come out more; These are the mouldings of / pilster carried around / . . . . ; upper right: section of modillion / total relief about .022 / the fond of H's a dark blue / (inscribed in circle): Note the fond of scroll in / cornice is of dark fle...; Important Note - in medallion the center is slightly convex / and the H is on a level with the frame of medallion / the crown projects a little more - / Note - / in the decoration of flat space on the chimney the line separating / the crossing lines which surround the H and fleur de lis / are black.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Sketches Possibly of Fireplace from Château de Blois, France, late 19th century; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); possibly France; graphite on very smooth, off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; Sheet: 20 x 30.9 cm (7 7/8 x 12 3/16 in.), sheet; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-270

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