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1911

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Drawing, Elevation of the Garden Facade of a Public Building

This is a drawing. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is graphite, pen, green and brown water color washes 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.

  • Drawing, Temple of Curiosity
  • pen and black ink, brush and brown wash, blue watercolor, graphite on....
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1911-28-463

Its dimensions are

13.7 x 53.8 cm (5 3/8 x 21 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of the Garden Facade of a Public Building; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; graphite, pen, green and brown water color washes on paper; 13.7 x 53.8 cm (5 3/8 x 21 3/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-464

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