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1989

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2015

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Drawing, Title Page Design for Le Zodiaque Travesti (Farcical Zodiac)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Charles Develly and company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1824 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is brush and light brown wash, pink, tan watercolor, white gouache, pen and brown, black ink, red crayon, graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of James Amster.

Its dimensions are

20.3 x 15.6 cm (8 x 6 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and light brown wash, upper half: Le Zodiaque, lower center: Travesti / 1824, within roundel: CHANGEONS TOUT ÇA (Let's change all that)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Title Page Design for Le Zodiaque Travesti (Farcical Zodiac); Company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); France; brush and light brown wash, pink, tan watercolor, white gouache, pen and brown, black ink, red crayon, graphite on cream laid paper; 20.3 x 15.6 cm (8 x 6 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of James Amster; 1989-13-34

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