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Design for a Cruet Frame

Artist:
Henri Auguste (French, Paris 1759–1816 Port-au-Prince)
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray and gray-green wash, traces of graphite underdrawing, with framing lines in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
5 3/4 x 7 3/8 in. (14.6 x 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.638.3
Not on view
Signature: In pen and brown ink at lower right: "Auguste"

Inscription: In graphite at upper left: "11"
Vendor: Workart, Inc. Purchased in Geneva
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century," December 10, 1991–March 15, 1992.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 2, p. 3, ill.

Peter Fuhring "Review: French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century." Master Drawings. vol. 33, no. 1, Spring 1995, pp. 58-59.



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