Versailles Seen from the Southwest

Artist: Louis Nicolas de Lespinasse, called the Chevalier de Lespinasse (French, Pouilly-sur-Loire 1734–1808 Paris)
Former Attribution: Formerly attributed to Anonymous, French, 18th century
Date: 1779
Medium: Pen and black ink, watercolor, heightened with white, over traces of graphite.
Dimensions: 8 1/8 x 13 5/16 in. (20.7 x 33.8 cm)
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966
Accession Number: 67.55.21

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