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The Chimera

A work made of etching in black on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching in black on cream laid paper.

Date:

1771

Artist:

Louis Jean Desprez
French, 1743-1804

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Louis Jean Desprez

Title

The Chimera

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1771

Medium

Etching in black on cream laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 27.9 × 36 cm (11 × 14 3/16 in.); Plate: 32.3 × 38 cm (12 3/4 × 15 in.); Sheet: 43 × 53 cm (16 15/16 × 20 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston Fund

Reference Number

2018.195

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