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Drawing, Portal Design,"la Prusse et la Religion," design for plate 40 in the "Nouvelle iconologie historique..."

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated ca. 1765 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on 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

Mat: 45.9 x 35.7 cm (18 1/16 x 14 1/16 in.) (irregular): 37.1 x 22.6 cm (14 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

I Villedary

It is inscribed

Bottom margin, at center: "Prusse et la Religion"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Portal Design,"la Prusse et la Religion," design for plate 40 in the "Nouvelle iconologie historique..."; Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on laid paper; Mat: 45.9 x 35.7 cm (18 1/16 x 14 1/16 in.) (irregular): 37.1 x 22.6 cm (14 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-57

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