B in reverse intertwined with satyr. The forepart of a goat and a snake are at right, another snake at left. Oppenord paraph at lower right.


  • Title: Ornamental Design for the Letter B
  • Creator: Gilles-Marie Oppenord
  • Date Created: ca. 1720
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Pen and black ink on white laid paper
  • Signed: Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: Oppenord paraph
  • Provenance: Bérard; Léon Decloux, Sèvres, France
  • Dimensions: 13.5 x 12 cm (5 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

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