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Drawing, A pair of trophies referring to the crafts of the cabinet maker and the carpenter

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated 1765 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray was with black chalk on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council and Julia Siemon. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

36.5 × 20.6 cm (14 3/8 × 8 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strasburg Lily

It is inscribed

Bottom center: an escutcheon on clouds with the inscription in common ink: "La charpente/et la/Menusevie," Bottom left: "J.C./Delafosse." Right top corner: "191."

Cite this object as

Drawing, A pair of trophies referring to the crafts of the cabinet maker and the carpenter; Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray was with black chalk on laid paper; 36.5 × 20.6 cm (14 3/8 × 8 1/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-42

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