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Drawing, Project for Tapestry Dedicated to Farm Life

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet. It is dated 1780–95 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and wash on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

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Its dimensions are

19.7 x 37.7 cm (7 3/4 x 14 13/16 in.) Mat (Mat): 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strasbourg bond and lily

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for Tapestry Dedicated to Farm Life; Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet (French, 1745 - 1811); France; pen and black ink, brush and wash on off-white laid paper; 19.7 x 37.7 cm (7 3/4 x 14 13/16 in.) Mat (Mat): 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-142

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