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Object ID #18429693

This is a Drawing. It was created by Francesco Solimena and dedicatee: Christopher Columbus. It is dated 1715–18 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash over black chalk on two sheets (joined) of cream laid paper; verso: graphite on two sheets (joined) of cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

Its dimensions are

26.2 × 54.4 cm (10 5/16 × 21 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: 37 [36 crossed out]; verso: 270

Cite this object as

Object ID #18429693; Francesco Solimena (Italian, 1657–1747); pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash over black chalk on two sheets (joined) of cream laid paper; verso: graphite on two sheets (joined) of cream laid paper; 26.2 × 54.4 cm (10 5/16 × 21 7/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-92

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

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