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Drawing, Wall Decoration for Cosimo III de' Medici, ca. 1690

This is a Drawing. It was created by Giovanni Battista Foggini. It is dated ca. 1690 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, black chalk, 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

65.2 x 42.2 cm (25 11/16 x 16 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Sun in circle, above: S O

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wall Decoration for Cosimo III de' Medici, ca. 1690; Giovanni Battista Foggini (1652 – 1725); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, black chalk, graphite on white laid paper; 65.2 x 42.2 cm (25 11/16 x 16 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2470

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

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