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1911

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2022

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Drawing, Design for a Painted Harpsichord Cover, 1725–50

This is a drawing. It is dated 1725–50 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and black wash on cream 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

Sheet: 72.5 x 35.5 cm ( 28 9/16 x 14 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Painted Harpsichord Cover, 1725–50; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and black ink, brush and black wash on cream paper; Sheet: 72.5 x 35.5 cm ( 28 9/16 x 14 in.) ; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-96

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