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Drawing, General Napoleon Bonapart

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1790–1815 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brown wash support: white laid paper laid down on white wove 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

13.3 x 9.1 cm (5 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.) mount: 16.9 x 12.4 Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, General Napoleon Bonapart; pen and brown ink, brown wash support: white laid paper laid down on white wove paper; 13.3 x 9.1 cm (5 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.) mount: 16.9 x 12.4 Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6538

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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