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Drawing, Design for a Bedroom Armoire in Louis XVI Style (Armoire pour un chambre à coucher riches, Style Louis XVI)

This is a drawing. It was architect: Alexandre-Eugène Prignot. It is dated 1873–79 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is graphite, color pencil, brush and watercolor on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase.

Its dimensions are

42.3 x 24.3 cm (16 5/8 x 9 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed with monogram in graphite, lower right: EP

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: 47.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Bedroom Armoire in Louis XVI Style (Armoire pour un chambre à coucher riches, Style Louis XVI); Architect: Alexandre-Eugène Prignot; France; graphite, color pencil, brush and watercolor on cream paper; 42.3 x 24.3 cm (16 5/8 x 9 9/16 in.); Museum purchase; 1987-86-1

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