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Drawing, Design for Roman theater, the Valle, 1778

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1778 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

46.6 x 38 cm (18 3/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457e)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Roman theater, the Valle, 1778; Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper; 46.6 x 38 cm (18 3/8 x 14 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-116

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