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Drawing, Irlande et sa Religion, (Ireland and its Religion), portal design for plate 44 in the "Nouvelle iconologie historique", 1765

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated 1765 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brush and black ink, wash, black chalk on white laid paper, pen and black ink framing lines. 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

35.8 x 21.5 cm (14 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: "I. Villendary."

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: Irlande et sa Religion; upper right: 85

Cite this object as

Drawing, Irlande et sa Religion, (Ireland and its Religion), portal design for plate 44 in the "Nouvelle iconologie historique", 1765; Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and brush and black ink, wash, black chalk on white laid paper, pen and black ink framing lines; 35.8 x 21.5 cm (14 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-67

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