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Drawing, Elevation of a Candlestick

This is a drawing. It was attributed to Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and sepia wash, graphite on 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

41.2 x 26.8 cm (16 1/4 x 10 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strasburg lily with pendant

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a Candlestick; Attributed to Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier (French, 1738 – 1826); France; pen and ink, brush and sepia wash, graphite on paper; 41.2 x 26.8 cm (16 1/4 x 10 9/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-69

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