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Designs of over-doors, trophies, vases, pediments, and putti figurines

Artist:
Attributed to Louis Félix de La Rue (French, Paris 1731–1765 Paris)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Pen and black ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 3 5/16 x 5 1/2 in. (8.4 x 14 cm) sheet: 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (13.9 x 8.2 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Wittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.148(56)
Not on view
Inscription: In Destailleur's hand, at the bottom of the frame is written "Delarue ou De La Rue" and in the top-right corner of the leaf, number "56"

Marking: Drawing inlaid in paper watermarked "J. Gusson"
Henri-Prosper-Alfred Destailleur (French, born Paris 1816)
Destailleur sale, 1896, lot# 147
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