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Drawing, Design for the Frame of the Portrait of Frederick V, King of Denmark, ca. 1760

This is a Drawing. It was created by Johann Esais Nilson. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is graphite, brush and black ink, wash 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

Sheet: 31.4 x 25.6 cm (12 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Frame of the Portrait of Frederick V, King of Denmark, ca. 1760; Johann Esais Nilson (German, 1721 – 1783); Germany; graphite, brush and black ink, wash on paper; Sheet: 31.4 x 25.6 cm (12 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-383-13

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