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Drawing, Architectural Fantasy with Fountain and Obelisk

This is a drawing. It was created by Louis-Joseph Le Lorrain. It is dated 1762 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is black chalk, brush and gray wash on off-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

34.9 x 22.4 cm (13 3/4 x 8 13/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Architectural Fantasy with Fountain and Obelisk; Louis-Joseph Le Lorrain (French, 1715–1759); France; black chalk, brush and gray wash on off-white laid paper; 34.9 x 22.4 cm (13 3/4 x 8 13/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.) ; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-507

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