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1952

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Print, Design for Gentleman's Costume: 1775, Journal des Dames et des Modes (Journal of Ladies and Fashion), Vingt-deuxième Année (22nd Year), No. 64

This is a Print. It was probably Horace Vernet and published by Pierre-Antoine Leboux de La Mésangère and made for Journal des Dames et des Modes. It is dated 1818 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is engraving, hand-colored with brush and watercolor on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

19.3 × 12.8 cm (7 5/8 × 5 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper left margin: 1818.; upper center margin: Costume Parisien.; upper right: (1775.); lower margin: Habit de Drap à liserés et doublure de satin, Veste pareille. Boutons d’acier. ( Garment with piping and satin lining, similar jacket. Buttons of steel.)

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Gentleman's Costume: 1775, Journal des Dames et des Modes (Journal of Ladies and Fashion), Vingt-deuxième Année (22nd Year), No. 64; Probably Horace Vernet (French, 1789–1863); engraving, hand-colored with brush and watercolor on cream paper; 19.3 × 12.8 cm (7 5/8 × 5 1/16 in.); Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf; 1952-127-9

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