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Design for a Surtout, a large ornament in silver for the center of a table

Artist:
Anonymous, German, 18th century
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Juste Aurèle Meissonnier (French, Turin 1695–1750 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1730
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and yellow and grey wash, over black chalk
Dimensions:
24 13/16 x 35 7/8 in. (63.0 x 91.1 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.513.19
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink at lower left: La + monogram (see worksheet)

Marking: MMA stamp on verso
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