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Drawing, Design for clock

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, watercolor, pen and black ink, 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

42.4 x 27.8 cm (16 11/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Cooper Union stamp: # 457 D, lower left

It is inscribed

Below, pen and brown ink: No. 138 L'amour coupant les ailes a L'inconstance, eeg.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for clock; Manufactured by Lefebvre Manufactory, Tournai ; Belgium; brush and yellow, red, watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite, on cream laid paper; 42.4 x 27.8 cm (16 11/16 x 10 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-166

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