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Drawing, Design for a Candelabrum

This is a drawing. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor 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

41.9 x 26.3 cm (16 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Candelabrum; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on white paper; 41.9 x 26.3 cm (16 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-349

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