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Drawing, Design for Cornice of Oblong Ceiling

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 grey and black wash, graphite. 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

Sheet: 31.8 x 48.1 cm (12 1/2 x 18 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Numbered, bottom margin: "No.19."

It is inscribed

Signed bottom left in pen and brown ink: "J.C. Delafosse." Red Crayon: 112 Pen and black ink: N59

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Cornice of Oblong Ceiling; Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, brush and grey and black wash, graphite; Sheet: 31.8 x 48.1 cm (12 1/2 x 18 15/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-43

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