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1911

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2022

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Drawing, Design for a clavichord cover, 1715

This is a drawing. It is dated 1715 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor, red chalk 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

72.3 × 133.6 cm (28 7/16 × 52 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a clavichord cover, 1715; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, red chalk on paper; 72.3 × 133.6 cm (28 7/16 × 52 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-95-a

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