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Drawing, Design for a Sculptured Bracket with Putto accompanied by the Attributes of War, for the Grand Trianon, Versailles

This is a drawing. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés. It is dated 1766 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and grey wash on white 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

Sheet: 34.1 x 23.3 cm (13 7/16 x 9 3/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: M SID

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: Grand salon troisième / partie près la porte / d'honneur. / Cuvilliés; lower right: grand trianon / 1766

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Sculptured Bracket with Putto accompanied by the Attributes of War, for the Grand Trianon, Versailles; Designed by François de Cuvilliés the younger (German, 1731 - 1777); France; pen and brown ink, brush and grey wash on white paper; Sheet: 34.1 x 23.3 cm (13 7/16 x 9 3/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-28

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