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Drawing, Urn and leaf-like ornament

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Robert Ango and made by Jean-Robert Ango. It is dated ca. 1759–70 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is red chalk on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Noah Butkin. It is credited Gift of Noah Butkin.

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Drawing, Urn and leaf-like ornament; Jean-Robert Ango (French, active in Rome 1759 –1770, d. 1773); France; red chalk on paper; Gift of Noah Butkin; 1977-110-4-30

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