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Collection of French Costume Designs or Portrait Types; Title Page

Artist:
Anonymous, French, 18th century
Artist:
Possibly connected to Antoine Caire-Morand (French, Briançon 1747–1825 Turin)
Artist:
Anonymous, French, 19th century
Date:
ca. 1785–90
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite, gouache
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. (16.9 x 25.1 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.559.6(1r)
Not on view
Oval cartouche decorated by a garland of roses and ribbons, with two circular insets featuring a waistlength female portrait type in late eighteenth-century costume with a fichu and a oversized bonnet. ThetTitle inscription, originally done in graphite is partly erased and has become illegible.
Vendor: August J. Fries
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