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Drawing, Design for Three Chairs

This is a drawing. It was designed by Jean Démosthène Dugourc and attributed to Georges Jacob and Henri Jacob. It is dated 1790 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on white laid paper. ruled borders in pen and black ink.. 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

Sheet: 21.4 x 34.2 cm (8 7/16 x 13 7/16 in.) matted with -135 Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Three Chairs; Designed by Jean Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749–1825); France; brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on white laid paper. ruled borders in pen and black ink.; Sheet: 21.4 x 34.2 cm (8 7/16 x 13 7/16 in.) matted with -135 Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-134-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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