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Drawing, Fragment of a cartoon for cotton printing: Apollon et Muses, 1785–95

This is a Drawing. It was possibly by Claude-Louis Desrais and manufactured by Petitpierre & Compe. Nantes. It is dated 1785–95. Its medium is graphite, pen and black ink, brush and grey wash, white heightening 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

49 x 59 cm (19 5/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, verso: Desrais.

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Drawing, Fragment of a cartoon for cotton printing: Apollon et Muses, 1785–95; Possibly by Claude-Louis Desrais (French, 1746–1816); graphite, pen and black ink, brush and grey wash, white heightening on white paper; 49 x 59 cm (19 5/16 x 23 1/4 in.); 1896-16-3-b

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