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Drawing, Design for a Fan, Closed, 1750–75

This is a Drawing. It was created by Unknown. It is dated 1750–75 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and wash, watercolor, white gouache on cream laid paper, lined. 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

32.4 x 11.8 cm (12 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Fan, Closed, 1750–75; Unknown ; pen and black ink, brush and wash, watercolor, white gouache on cream laid paper, lined; 32.4 x 11.8 cm (12 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-5286

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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