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1991

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Drawing, Design for Column Capital for July Festival Architecture

This is a drawing. It was created by Félix-Jacques Duban. It is dated 1835 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, black wash, graphite on dark cream paper mounted on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Emily and Jerry Spiegel, gift of Phyllis Dearborn Massar and from General Purchase Fund.

  • Mirror
  • repoussé and chased silver, mirrored plate glass.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-64-14

Its dimensions are

sheet: 7 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches (18.7 x 22.2 inches) mount: 11 3/8 x 17 1/2 inches (28.8 x 44.4 cm) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

(by a later hand) lower margin of mount in graphite: Fêtes de Juillet 1835.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Column Capital for July Festival Architecture; Félix-Jacques Duban (French, 1798 - 1870); France; brush and watercolor, gouache, black wash, graphite on dark cream paper mounted on off-white laid paper; sheet: 7 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches (18.7 x 22.2 inches) mount: 11 3/8 x 17 1/2 inches (28.8 x 44.4 cm) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Emily and Jerry Spiegel, gift of Phyllis Dearborn Massar and from General Purchase Fund; 1991-17-12

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