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Drawing, Design for Wall Decoration, Pompeiian Room, Palazzo Altieri, Rome, 1792

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1792 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, brown wash, traces of graphite on paper, lined with blue 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

51.3 x 29.5 cm (20 3/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Strasburg lily with JH x Z below (RB '45)

It is inscribed

Illegible inscription, graphite, lower left on mount

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Wall Decoration, Pompeiian Room, Palazzo Altieri, Rome, 1792; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, brown wash, traces of graphite on paper, lined with blue paper; 51.3 x 29.5 cm (20 3/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1545

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

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