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Drawing, Fragments of an incomplete cartoon for cotton printing: La Course Anglaise, 1789

This is a Drawing. It was possibly by Claude-Louis Desrais and manufactured by Petitpierre & Compe. Nantes. It is dated 1789. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and grey wash on white paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mary A. Peoli.

Its dimensions are

42.6 x 35 cm (16 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.); irregularly cut

It has the following markings

Verso: J. Peoli mark (Lugt, 2020).

It is signed

Signed in graphite, verso: Desrais ft. (possibly referring to Claude-Louis Desrais, although no absolute connection an be found between this illustrator and the Nantes firm.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Fragments of an incomplete cartoon for cotton printing: La Course Anglaise, 1789; Possibly by Claude-Louis Desrais (French, 1746–1816); pen and black ink, brush and grey wash on white paper.; 42.6 x 35 cm (16 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.); irregularly cut; 1896-16-2-a

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