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Drawing, Design for an Ornament Panel, 1733–34

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier. It is dated 1733–34 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brown and black ink, black chalk, brush and yellow, pale green, gray, and brown washes 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

10 × 17.8 cm (3 15/16 in. × 7 in.)

It has the following markings

Signed in ink, lower left: Meissonier. [sic]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Ornament Panel, 1733–34; Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); France; pen and brown and black ink, black chalk, brush and yellow, pale green, gray, and brown washes on white laid paper; 10 × 17.8 cm (3 15/16 in. × 7 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-215

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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