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Drawing, Design for a 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, 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.

  • Frame
  • silver-plated electroformed copper.
  • Gift of Ronal Fritz.
  • 1980-49-1

Its dimensions are

30.5 x 26.8 cm (12 x 10 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Lower right: Cooper Union stamp, # 457D

It is inscribed

Below center: L'amour pensant de la livre No. 150 21c

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a clock; Manufactured by Lefebvre Manufactory, Tournai ; Belgium; brush and yellow, red watercolor, black wash, graphite, on cream laid paper; 30.5 x 26.8 cm (12 x 10 9/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-71-8

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