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Drawing, Design for an Inkstand

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Lefebvre Manufactory, Tournai. It is dated 1810–1825 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is brush and yellow, red watercolor, black wash, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

26.2 × 32.8 cm (10 5/16 × 12 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Cooper-Union stamp # 457D

It is inscribed

Below center, in ink: No. 96182; grpahite : 132 f.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Inkstand; Manufactured by Lefebvre Manufactory, Tournai ; Belgium; brush and yellow, red watercolor, black wash, graphite on paper; 26.2 × 32.8 cm (10 5/16 × 12 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-156

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