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Drawing, Design for a Bronze Candlestick

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray, brown wash, yellow watercolor on laid paper lined with paper mount. 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

34.3 x 19.6 cm (13 1/2 x 7 11/16 in.) Mat (Mat): 55.9 x 40.6cm (22 x 16in.)

It has the following markings

Monogram on the mount: FR (F. Renaud, Lugt 1042).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Bronze Candlestick; Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier (French, 1738 – 1826); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray, brown wash, yellow watercolor on laid paper lined with paper mount; 34.3 x 19.6 cm (13 1/2 x 7 11/16 in.) Mat (Mat): 55.9 x 40.6cm (22 x 16in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-204

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

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