Identification and Creation
Object Number
2001.343
People
Jean-Michel Moreau, called Moreau le jeune, French (Paris 1741 - 1814 Paris)
Title
Album of Drawings for the Fables of Florian
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
album
Date
1811-1812
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/294001
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album of cream wove paper containing twelve drawings in brown and black ink with brown wash on cream wove paper (adhered to album leaves) for illustrations to the Fables of Jean-Pierre-Claris Florian. There are framing lines around each drawing in black and red ink. The album was bound by Chambolle-Duru in red leather with gilt decorations on the exterior, blue leather with gilt decorations on the interior, and marbled endpapers.
Dimensions
actual: 24 x 16.5 x 1 cm (9 7/16 x 6 1/2 x 3/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Harvard College, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr.
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.343
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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