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Wooded Landscape with a Tower

Artist:
Anonymous, French, 17th century
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of graphite. Framing lines in graphite.
Dimensions:
7 11/16 x 10 1/2 in. (19.6 x 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.225
Not on view
Inscription: numbered at lower right in pen and brown ink, "6".
Gustav Lebel; Jean Dollfus (according to Virch, 1960, not in Dollfus Collection sale, 1912).; Donor: Walter C. Baker
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