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Drawing, Design for an Altar

This is a drawing. It was designed by Léonard Chailleat. It is dated ca. 1640–50 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and bistre, brush and watercolor on paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 16.2 × 11.3 cm (6 3/8 × 4 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Altar; Designed by Léonard Chailleat (Italian, active 1640 - 1650); France; pen and bistre, brush and watercolor on paper ; H x W: 16.2 × 11.3 cm (6 3/8 × 4 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1468

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