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
15.7 x 47 cm (6 3/16 x 18 1/2 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
signed in pen and brown ink (according to Rudolf Berliner, by Delafosse's hand) 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; 15.7 x 47 cm (6 3/16 x 18 1/2 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; 1911-28-47
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.