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Drawing, Design for a Decorative Swag

This is a Drawing. It was created by Pierre-Clément Marillier. It is dated 1770–75 and we acquired it in 2004. Its medium is pen and gray ink, brush and gray wash on white vellum (parchment). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

23.1 x 24.8 cm (9 1/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso, in graphite, upper left: numerical annotation 2833

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Decorative Swag; Pierre-Clément Marillier (French, 1740 – 1808); France; pen and gray ink, brush and gray wash on white vellum (parchment); 23.1 x 24.8 cm (9 1/8 x 9 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 2004-4-1

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