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Drawing, Apollo in his Chariot Transforms Night into Day, ca. 1800

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet and manufactured by Oberkampf & Cie.. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is pen and brown (bistre) ink, brush and gray wash, pale orange watercolor, black chalk [?] on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mia N. Weiner.

Its dimensions are

27.3 x 92.2 cm (10 3/4 x 36 5/16 in. ), image 33.3 x 97.5 cm (13 1/8 x 36 15/16 in.), sheet

It is signed

On fragment of old mat stored with this object, in pen and black ink: Dessin de J.B. Huet destiné à servir de modèle pour la décoration des toiles de la Fabrique de Jouy.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower margin, center: [unreadable]; verso: inscribed in graphite, along right edge: W [?] lin [?]/45-108/pour [?] cadre/B...bleuté art...que [?]; in pen and brown ink, lower right corner, up-side down: N° 2 [underlined]. On fragment of old mat stored with this object, in pen and black ink: Dessin de J.B. Huet destiné à servir de modèle pour la décoration des toiles de la Fabrique de Jouy.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Apollo in his Chariot Transforms Night into Day, ca. 1800; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet (French, 1745 - 1811); France; pen and brown (bistre) ink, brush and gray wash, pale orange watercolor, black chalk [?] on cream laid paper; 27.3 x 92.2 cm (10 3/4 x 36 5/16 in. ), image 33.3 x 97.5 cm (13 1/8 x 36 15/16 in.), sheet; 1984-97-1

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