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1991

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2015

2020

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Drawing, Design for Column Capital for July Festival Architecture, 1835

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1835 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, black wash, graphite on dark cream paper mounted on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

sheet: 7 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches (18.7 x 22.2 inches) mount: 11 3/8 x 17 1/2 inches (28.8 x 44.4 cm) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

(by a later hand) lower margin of mount in graphite: Fêtes de Juillet 1835.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Column Capital for July Festival Architecture, 1835; France; brush and watercolor, gouache, black wash, graphite on dark cream paper mounted on off-white laid paper; sheet: 7 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches (18.7 x 22.2 inches) mount: 11 3/8 x 17 1/2 inches (28.8 x 44.4 cm) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); 1991-17-12

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