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Drawing, Ornament Composition

This is a Drawing. It was created by Pierre-Edmé Babel. We acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, black chalk on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council.

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Drawing, Ornament Composition; Pierre Edme Babel (French, ca. 1720-1775); France; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, black chalk on white laid paper; 1911-28-416

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008 and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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