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Drawing, Design for Overmantel; recto, Plans of Moldings

This is a drawing. It was architect: Gilles-Marie Oppenord. It is dated ca. 1720 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, black chalk 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

40.9 x 20.4 cm (16 1/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: A (heart) C...in oval

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, center right: Oppenord's paraph

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Overmantel; recto, Plans of Moldings; Architect: Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, 1672–1742); France; pen and black ink, black chalk on paper; 40.9 x 20.4 cm (16 1/8 x 8 1/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-234

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