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Drawing, Design for Door and Overdoor with Fantastic Bird, probably for the Yellow Room, Royal Pavilion, Brighton

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederick Crace and made for (as the client) George IV, King of England. It is dated 1802 or earlier and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

16 x 5 cm (6 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Door and Overdoor with Fantastic Bird, probably for the Yellow Room, Royal Pavilion, Brighton; Frederick Crace (English, 1779–1859); England; brush and watercolor, graphite on white wove paper; 16 x 5 cm (6 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-40-21

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