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Drawing, Frieze with Rinceau

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated 1775–80 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, traces of black chalk on white laid 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

15.7 x 47 cm (6 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.) mount: 20.6 x 49.1 Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: FINDE(S) SOHANNOT (A)NNONAY (under 12?)

It is inscribed

signed in pen and brown ink (according to Rudolf Berliner, by Delafosse's hand) at bottom margin of mount: J. Ch. Delafosse Ex Musaeo C.N. Varin frise

Cite this object as

Drawing, Frieze with Rinceau; Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, traces of black chalk on white laid paper; 15.7 x 47 cm (6 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.) mount: 20.6 x 49.1 Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-47

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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