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Drawing, General Napoleon Bonapart

This is a drawing. It was dedicatee: Napoleon Bonaparte. It is dated 1790–1815 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite, brush and brown ink, ruled border on mount in pen a support: off-white laid paper laid down on thick white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 21 x 13.3cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/4in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.) Mount: 27 x 18.6 cm (10 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, General Napoleon Bonapart; Dedicatee: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821); Italy; graphite, brush and brown ink, ruled border on mount in pen a support: off-white laid paper laid down on thick white laid paper; Overall: 21 x 13.3cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/4in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.) Mount: 27 x 18.6 cm (10 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6488

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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