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Drawing, Exedra in a Park Dedicated to the Virtues and Human Activities

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black and brown ink, brush and watercolor on paper, lined. 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

40.1 x 57 cm (15 13/16 x 22 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Mark of A.D. Benard, Lugt 75, on the tombstone.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Exedra in a Park Dedicated to the Virtues and Human Activities; Attributed to Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black and brown ink, brush and watercolor on paper, lined; 40.1 x 57 cm (15 13/16 x 22 7/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-92

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