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Drawing, Design of a Wall with a Built-in Cabinet, 1790

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1790 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, graphite on 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

44.8 × 35.7 cm (17 5/8 × 14 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermarks: C and left half of Strasburg bend and lily

It is inscribed

On verso (in pencil): "Par J. Carré"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design of a Wall with a Built-in Cabinet, 1790; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and ink, graphite on paper; 44.8 × 35.7 cm (17 5/8 × 14 1/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-439

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