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Drawing, Unfinished cartoon for an alternate design for cotton printing: La Vie de Bélisaire, ca. 1820

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Bonaventure M. Lebert and manufactured by Hartmann et Fils. It is dated ca. 1820. Its medium is pen and grey washes on cream-colored 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

45.5 × 85.5 cm (17 15/16 × 33 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ink in the artist's hand: on upper margin, center, "quoi, dit-il vos mains sont captives"; right, "c'est Bèlisaire qui vous embrasse"; lower left margin, "quel cri viens-je d'entendre."

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Drawing, Unfinished cartoon for an alternate design for cotton printing: La Vie de Bélisaire, ca. 1820; Designed by Bonaventure M. Lebert (1759–1836); pen and grey washes on cream-colored paper (mounted); 45.5 × 85.5 cm (17 15/16 × 33 11/16 in.); Gift of Bridget Mahon; 1898-21-3-c

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