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Drawing, Section of a Villa

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Francois Soufflot, called Le Romain. It is dated ca. 1780s and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and rose, blue, black and gray 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

24.7 x 37.7 cm (9 3/4 x 14 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pencil on the verso in a 20th century hand: 1609 / Coupe d'un hotel LXVI; indication of scale in "toises" and various penciled numbers at lower center

Cite this object as

Drawing, Section of a Villa; Attributed to Francois Soufflot, called Le Romain (French, 1802); France; pen and black ink, brush and rose, blue, black and gray watercolor on paper; 24.7 x 37.7 cm (9 3/4 x 14 13/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-283

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