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Drawing, Design for a monumental gateway honoring the arrival of Marie Antoinette at Versailles

This is a drawing. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and chinese ink with ink wash. 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

43.2 × 55.5 cm (17 in. × 21 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a monumental gateway honoring the arrival of Marie Antoinette at Versailles; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and chinese ink with ink wash; 43.2 × 55.5 cm (17 in. × 21 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-97

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