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1968

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2019

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Drawing, Design for Textile or Wallpaper: Butterflies, 19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

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Its dimensions are

42.8 x 39.9 cm (16 7/8 x 15 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink at bottom of composition: an oval shaped seal with an interlocked CG in the center. Written around the seal: 31 Boulevard Nouvelles

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: B26.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Textile or Wallpaper: Butterflies, 19th century; France; brush and gouache, graphite on cream paper; 42.8 x 39.9 cm (16 7/8 x 15 11/16 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-107-25

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