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Drawing, Design for a Window Wall with Tapestry Panel, Chateau de Craon

This is a drawing. It was created by Jean-Baptiste Marechal. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, rose, yellow watercolor, black chalk on cream 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

40 x 52.3 cm (15 3/4 x 20 9/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9cm (16 x 22in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right corner: Marechal an 1780.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper margin: Vis a vis des Croisee du Grand Salon de Craon, Pour Etre Execute an tapisserie de Bauvais. Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower margin: Cette Echelle et a pouce pour pied, 6 pied; indication of scale located at lower center. Inscribed in a later hand at lower left: Br. J. Pichon no. 13.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Window Wall with Tapestry Panel, Chateau de Craon; Jean-Baptiste Marechal ; France; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, rose, yellow watercolor, black chalk on cream laid paper ; 40 x 52.3 cm (15 3/4 x 20 9/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9cm (16 x 22in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-212

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