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Drawing, Bough of a fantastic tree

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Baptiste Pillement. It is dated 1775–1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is black chalk, brush and gray wash on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

30.9 x 24.3 cm (12 3/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower margin: A. TROLLIET

Cite this object as

Drawing, Bough of a fantastic tree; Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808); France; black chalk, brush and gray wash on cream laid paper; 30.9 x 24.3 cm (12 3/16 x 9 9/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-49

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