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Drawing, Cartoon for Printed Cotton Textile: The Four Elements [Les Quatre Élements]

This is a Drawing. It was possibly by Bonaventure M. Lebert and manufactured by Hartmann et Fils. It is dated 1810–20. Its medium is pen and gray ink, brush and wash on white paper, mounted. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Bridget Mahon. It is credited Gift of Bridget Mahon.

Its dimensions are

53 x 98 cm (20 7/8 x 38 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower margin: Autre Meuble a fond aché, avec deux sujets fond blanc, L'un represantant dafnés importuné des poursuits d'apolon intercedant son père qui la change en l'aurier. L'autre Jupiter commandant a ducalion et pira de repeuplier la terre. Le tout suceptible de plus d'effet. et les deux trofés placé au milieu de grouper pourque les raport sait juste. L...f../...

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Drawing, Cartoon for Printed Cotton Textile: The Four Elements [Les Quatre Élements]; Possibly by Bonaventure M. Lebert (1759–1836); France; pen and gray ink, brush and wash on white paper, mounted; 53 x 98 cm (20 7/8 x 38 9/16 in.); Gift of Bridget Mahon; 1898-21-14

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