Drawing, Entrance to the Navy Arsenal in Toulon
This is a Drawing. It was circle of Jean-Jacques Lequeu. It is dated 1799–1800 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray, brown, and rose watercolors, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
Its dimensions are
46.4 x 35.2 cm (18 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. )
It has the following markings
Watermark: D C B L A U W Reverse: J. Peoli mark Recto stamp: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration
It is inscribed
Inscriptions on main section of the arch: "LA PATRIE. REND LEURS NOMS IMMORTELS. POUR/RECOMPENSER. LEUR VALEUR CM" and "L'ART PREPARE EN CE LIEU LES ARMES A LA VALEUR./ AN DE LA REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE VIII MN../". Written in ink, lower right: "Projet d'un monument formant l'Entree des formes (?) pour construire et remiser les Vaisseaux au port de Toulon arete par l'assemblee constituante."
Cite this object as
Drawing, Entrance to the Navy Arsenal in Toulon; Circle of Jean-Jacques Lequeu (French, 1757 – 1825); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray, brown, and rose watercolors, graphite on paper; 46.4 x 35.2 cm (18 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. ); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-287