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1938

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2022

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Drawing, Competition Design for La Fenice, Venice: Roof Plan

This is a Drawing. It was architect: D. Cerato and co-designed by D. Danieletti. It is dated 1788 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and pink, gray wash, graphite on heavy laid paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

  • Roofs Brooch
  • engraved and lacquered gold, iron.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-120

Its dimensions are

44.5 x 27.2 cm (17 1/2 x 10 11/16 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower center: PIANTA DEL TETTO; at lower right, T.ˆ X; lettered on design, a b/a b/ a b

Cite this object as

Drawing, Competition Design for La Fenice, Venice: Roof Plan; Architect: D. Cerato (Italian); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and pink, gray wash, graphite on heavy laid paper.; 44.5 x 27.2 cm (17 1/2 x 10 11/16 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-123

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