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1982

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Drawing, Design for a Private House, Morbio Superiore, Switzerland, 1982

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Mario Botta and made for (as the client) Edmondo Pusterla. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled The Modern Hut.

This object was purchased from Max Protetch Gallery and catalogued by Karin Zonis. It is credited Museum purchase through bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

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Its dimensions are

64.8 x 75.9 cm (25 1/2 x 29 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: [illegible]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Private House, Morbio Superiore, Switzerland, 1982; Designed by Mario Botta (Swiss, b.1943); Switzerland; graphite on tracing paper; 64.8 x 75.9 cm (25 1/2 x 29 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1985-63-2

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