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Drawing, Design for a Ceiling in a Church, 1700–1750

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Matthäus Günther. It is dated 1700–1750 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and brown and black washes on off-white laid paper, laid down. 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

Sheet: 39.5 x 22.9 cm (15 9/16 x 9 in.)

It has the following markings

Lower right: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration [Lugt 457c]

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Drawing, Design for a Ceiling in a Church, 1700–1750; Attributed to Matthäus Günther (German, 1705 – 1788); Germany; pen and black ink, brush and brown and black washes on off-white laid paper, laid down; Sheet: 39.5 x 22.9 cm (15 9/16 x 9 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1694

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