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Design for an illusionistic wall painting with classical buildings and statues and fountains in a landscape.

Marks

PDP Watermark Type: Indecipherable watermark, possibly a fleur-de-lys.

Provenance

Probably Benjamin West (1738-1820, London, Lugt 419); Elmar Seibel, MA; acquired September 1987

Credit Line

Gift of Elmar W. Seibel in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Print Department

18th century

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.2 x 26.4 cm (7 15/16 x 10 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

1987.474

Medium or Technique

Graphite, pen and brush with brown and gray inks, and touches of blue and white watercolor

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings