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Drawing, Design for a Fireplace, Antinous Room, Villa Albani, Rome, Italy, 1755–57

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1755–57 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown, gray wash, graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Carey Gibbons. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

35.5 x 26.9 cm (14 x 10 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Tracing mounted beneath drawing shows a decorated shield with crown ornamantation on top enclosing the Strasburg lily. Underneath are the letters "VDL". Stamp in black ink, lower left, Lugt 457c: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

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Drawing, Design for a Fireplace, Antinous Room, Villa Albani, Rome, Italy, 1755–57; Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown, gray wash, graphite on cream laid paper; 35.5 x 26.9 cm (14 x 10 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1326

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