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Drawing, Sepulcher with Death Seated and Crowned, 1779–84

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Louis-Jean Desprez. It is dated 1779–84 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and brown, gray, blue-gray wash, graphite on off-white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 18 x 28.7 cm (7 1/16 x 11 5/16 in.) Image: 14.5 x 19.8 cm (5 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: J HONIG

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sepulcher with Death Seated and Crowned, 1779–84; Architect: Louis-Jean Desprez (French, active Sweden, 1743–1804); France; pen and black ink, brush and brown, gray, blue-gray wash, graphite on off-white paper; Sheet: 18 x 28.7 cm (7 1/16 x 11 5/16 in.) Image: 14.5 x 19.8 cm (5 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3951

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