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Drawing, View of Masquerade Ball, 1770–80

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated 1770–80 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor on laid 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.

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Drawing, Homage to a Hero, 1772
  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, watercolors, white gouache, graphite....
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1911-28-251

Its dimensions are

30.9 x 40 cm (12 3/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: D&C. Blauw (Heaword 3267A)

It is signed

Signed in brown and black ink, respectively, lower left: J.Ch. Delafosse / J.C. Delafosse

Cite this object as

Drawing, View of Masquerade Ball, 1770–80; Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor on laid paper; 30.9 x 40 cm (12 3/16 x 15 3/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-39

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