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Drawing, Design for a Cartel Clock Case for J. Thuret, clockmaker to Louis XIV

This is a drawing. It was created by Gilles-Marie Oppenord. It is dated c.1700 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brown ink, brush and watercolor on off-white laid paper, lined. 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

31.6 x 13 cm (12 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: Oppenort.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper edge of pedestal base: Thur Paris.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Cartel Clock Case for J. Thuret, clockmaker to Louis XIV; Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, 1672–1742); France; pen and black ink, brown ink, brush and watercolor on off-white laid paper, lined; 31.6 x 13 cm (12 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-226

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