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Drawing, Two designs for andirons

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Lefebvre Manufactory, Tournai. It is dated 1800–1825 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is brush and yellow, red-brown, green watercolor, black wash, graphite, on cream laid 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

38.2 x 34.5 cm (15 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Cooper Union stamp # 457D, left center

It is inscribed

Above--below lion, pen and brown ink: No. 128 Below--below center, pen and brown ink: No. 129

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two designs for andirons; Manufactured by Lefebvre Manufactory, Tournai ; Belgium; brush and yellow, red-brown, green watercolor, black wash, graphite, on cream laid paper; 38.2 x 34.5 cm (15 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-164

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