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Drawing, Design for a Mantel Clock, 1780–90

This is a Drawing. It was follower of Jean-Louis Prieur the Younger. It is dated 1780–90 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor 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.

  • Mirror, ca. 1755
  • carved mahogany and mahogany veneered carved gessoed and gilt pine, silvered....
  • Gift of Neil Sellin.
  • 1967-87-6-a,b

Its dimensions are

26.5 x 15.4 cm (10 7/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Mantel Clock, 1780–90; Follower of Jean-Louis Prieur the Younger (French, 1759 – 1795); France; graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 26.5 x 15.4 cm (10 7/16 x 6 1/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-451

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