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Drawing, Altar with Tabernacle and Two Priests in Conversation, 1750–75

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1750–75 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, graphite on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

42.6 x 24.2 cm (16 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.), irregular Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

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Drawing, Altar with Tabernacle and Two Priests in Conversation, 1750–75; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, graphite on white laid paper; 42.6 x 24.2 cm (16 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.), irregular Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1472

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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