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Drawing, Ornamental panel

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Siméon Rousseau and attributions: Gilles Paul Cauvet. It is dated 1775–1800 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, ruled border (at left only) on 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.

Its dimensions are

42.9 x 17.1 cm (16 7/8 x 6 3/4 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

It is inscribed

inscribed on verso, in graphite (mostly erased): numerical calculations

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ornamental panel; Jean-Siméon Rousseau (1747 – 1820); France; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, ruled border (at left only) on white laid paper; 42.9 x 17.1 cm (16 7/8 x 6 3/4 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-18-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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