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Drawing, Project for a Fountain, 1720–30

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Etienne-Maurice Falconet and François Boucher. It is dated 1720–30 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is charcoal, black and white chalk with brush and blue wash on off-white laid 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

27.8 x 20 cm (10 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in a circle

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for a Fountain, 1720–30; Attributed to Etienne-Maurice Falconet (1716 – 1791); France; charcoal, black and white chalk with brush and blue wash on off-white laid paper; 27.8 x 20 cm (10 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2109

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