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Drawing, Design for a Bed in the Polish Style, 1780

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Richard de Lalonde. It is dated 1780 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and wash, graphite on 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.

  • Headboard, ca. 1885
  • chased and cut steel, brass, pierced copper over carved and joined teak wood.
  • Lent by Bryn Mawr College.
  • 5.2012.1

Its dimensions are

28.2 x 16.8 cm (11 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Pro Patria (Churchill 145)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, upper right: A caute laterelle/ d'un lit a la polonnais/ avecque le ball/ da quint est Les/ draperie est un/ pied demenuiserie/ est la Coubre defer/ pouvre a voiru/ l'un perriale B

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Bed in the Polish Style, 1780; Designed by Richard de Lalonde (French, active 1780–96); France; pen and black ink, brush and wash, graphite on laid paper; 28.2 x 16.8 cm (11 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-177

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