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Drawing, Design for Panel Decoration with Rocaille Ornament

This is a drawing. It was designed by Pierre-Edmé Babel. It is dated ca. 1745 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and black and bistre wash 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

17.5 x 24.6 cm (6 7/8 x 9 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Panel Decoration with Rocaille Ornament; Designed by Pierre Edme Babel (French, 1720–1775); France; pen and black ink, brush and black and bistre wash on paper; 17.5 x 24.6 cm (6 7/8 x 9 11/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-417

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