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Drawing, Adam and Eve, The Temptation

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor, black chalk on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

  • Temptation Brooch
  • cast, ground, sandblasted, acid etched and polished glass, anodized niobium,....
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-34

Its dimensions are

36.8 × 43.6 cm (14 1/2 × 17 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: anchor (?) in circle

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black chalk, upper right margin: III

Cite this object as

Drawing, Adam and Eve, The Temptation; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, black chalk on paper; 36.8 × 43.6 cm (14 1/2 × 17 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3225

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