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Design for a Frame

Artist:
Johann Oktavian Salver (German (active Würzburg) 1732–1788)
Date:
1750–88
Medium:
Brush and black ink and gray wash over traced of black chalk. Incised for transfer. Flaps of paper added at top and bottom turned under.
Dimensions:
18 1/2 x 13 11/16 in. (47 x 34.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.792.6
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in brown ink at upper center: Bulla ad Vasallos.
In pencil at upper right: N. 9

Marking: Collector's mark in violet at upper right of Sammlung Dros (Lugt 697)
Vendor: Herbert Norman Bier (German, Frankfurt am Main 1905–1981 London)
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