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Drawing, Design for a Wrought-Iron Balcony

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Jean François Forty. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, graphite-ruled borders in pen and black ink on white laid 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

Overall: 20.6 x 31.5 cm (8 1/8 x 12 3/8 in.)

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Drawing, Design for a Wrought-Iron Balcony; Attributed to Jean François Forty (active 1775 – 1790); France; pen and black ink, graphite-ruled borders in pen and black ink on white laid paper; Overall: 20.6 x 31.5 cm (8 1/8 x 12 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-156

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