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Drawing, Design for a Gold and Cabochon Gem Brooch

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alexis Falize. It is dated ca. 1855 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is brush and gouache, gum varnish over graphite on tan wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.

Its dimensions are

45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

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Drawing, Design for a Gold and Cabochon Gem Brooch; Designed by Alexis Falize (French, 1811–1898); France; brush and gouache, gum varnish over graphite on tan wove paper; 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel; 1950-6-1

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