Drawing, Frieze with Rinceau
This is a drawing. It was created by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated 1775–80 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, traces of black chalk on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
14.5 x 46.8 cm (5 11/16 x 18 7/16 in.) mount: 20.6 x 49.1 Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)
It has the following markings
Marks: FINDE(S) SOHANNOT (A)NNONAY (under 12?)
It is inscribed
in pen and brown ink, in escutcheon, (according to Rudolf Berliner, by Delafosse's hand): inv. f /j. CH. / Delafosse; in pen and brown ink, at bottom margin of mount: J. ch. Delafosse Ex Musaeo C.N. Varin / frise
Cite this object as
Drawing, Frieze with Rinceau; Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, traces of black chalk on white laid paper; 14.5 x 46.8 cm (5 11/16 x 18 7/16 in.) mount: 20.6 x 49.1 Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-46
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.