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1911

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2015

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Drawing, Clock face with the signs of the zodiac

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1785 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

39.3 × 25.4 cm (15 1/2 in. × 10 in.)

It has the following markings

Right bottom corner: mark of E. Rodrigues, Lugt 897.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Clock face with the signs of the zodiac; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper; 39.3 × 25.4 cm (15 1/2 in. × 10 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-126

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