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Drawing, Design for a Carved Mirror Frame

This is a drawing. It was attributed to Gilles-Marie Oppenord. It is dated before 1742 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolors, black chalk on off-white 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

Overall: 11.8 x 13.2 cm (4 5/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Carved Mirror Frame; Attributed to Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, 1672–1742); France; pen and black ink, brush and watercolors, black chalk on off-white laid paper.; Overall: 11.8 x 13.2 cm (4 5/8 x 5 3/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-79

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