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Drawing, Design for a Frieze

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean-Guillaume Moitte. It is dated ca. 1780–1800 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor on 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

5.9 × 18.1 cm (2 5/16 × 7 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Written with pencil, bottom margin: "Colombet."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Frieze; Designed by Jean-Guillaume Moitte (French, 1746–1810); France; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 5.9 × 18.1 cm (2 5/16 × 7 1/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-222

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