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Drawing, Design for Illuminated Initial "F"

This is a drawing. It was architect: Gilles-Marie Oppenord. It is dated ca. 1695 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and white gouache (corrections), green watercolor on paper, framing lines in pen and black ink, squared. 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

16.1 x 11 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right corner: 34.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Illuminated Initial "F"; Architect: Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, 1672–1742); France; pen and black ink, brush and white gouache (corrections), green watercolor on paper, framing lines in pen and black ink, squared; 16.1 x 11 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-237

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