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Drawing, Design for an Ornamental Decoration, 1740–60

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Jacques de Lajoüe. It is dated 1740–60 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on 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.

Its dimensions are

17.3 x 46.4 cm (6 13/16 x 18 1/4 in.)

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Drawing, Design for an Ornamental Decoration, 1740–60; Attributed to Jacques de Lajoüe (French, 1687–1761); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper; 17.3 x 46.4 cm (6 13/16 x 18 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-171

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