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Drawing, Design for a Bread Basket

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1810 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash 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

20.4 x 27.7 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

It is signed

strip of reddish brown writing at bottom right

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Bread Basket; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); Germany; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper; 20.4 x 27.7 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-348

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