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Drawing, Wall Elevation for an Antechamber or Salon

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Louis-Gustave Taraval. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, black chalk on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

45.5 x 63.2 cm (17 15/16 x 24 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left: the monogram LGT; lower right: Taraval.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wall Elevation for an Antechamber or Salon; Architect: Louis-Gustave Taraval (French, 1738 – 1794); France; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, black chalk on laid paper; 45.5 x 63.2 cm (17 15/16 x 24 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-281

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