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Print, Design for Grotesque Ornament, ca. 1680

This is a Print. It was created by Jean Bérain the Elder. It is dated ca. 1680 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is etching and engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Marian Hague. It is credited Bequest of Marian Hague.

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Its dimensions are

38.6 x 24.3 cm (15 3/16 x 9 9/16 in. )

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Print, Design for Grotesque Ornament, ca. 1680; Jean Bérain the Elder (French, 1640–1711); France; etching and engraving on white laid paper; 38.6 x 24.3 cm (15 3/16 x 9 9/16 in. ); Bequest of Marian Hague; 1971-71-5

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760 from the Alan & Simone Hartman Collection.

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