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Drawing, The elevation of a mantelpiece, ca. 1775

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and light brown washes, black chalk. 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: 23.8 x 12.6 cm (9 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Signed bottom left: "inv. J.C. Delafosse." Bottom margin: "Cheminee."

Cite this object as

Drawing, The elevation of a mantelpiece, ca. 1775; Manufactured by Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, brush and light brown washes, black chalk; Sheet: 23.8 x 12.6 cm (9 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-48

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