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Drawing, Design for a medal, Minerva crowing a bust of Louis XV

This is a drawing. It was attributed to Benjamin Duvivier. It is dated 1740 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is red chalk on white 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

Diameter: 24.9 cm (9 13/16 in.)

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Drawing, Design for a medal, Minerva crowing a bust of Louis XV; Attributed to Benjamin Duvivier (French, 1730 - 1819); France; red chalk on white paper; Diameter: 24.9 cm (9 13/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-61

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