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Object Timeline

1920

  • Work on this object ended.

1976

  • We acquired this object.

1991

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Title-page for an Album of Drawings, "Disegni originali di artisti moderni"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Giovanni Piancastelli. It is dated ca. 1880–1920 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is pen and black ink, charcoal stumping support: thick white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Giovanni Piancastelli, Collector and Artist.

It is credited Friends of the Museum Fund.

Its dimensions are

40 x 28 cm (15 3/4 x 11 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It is inscribed

signed in pen and black ink, lower left: Piancastelli

Cite this object as

Drawing, Title-page for an Album of Drawings, "Disegni originali di artisti moderni"; Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, charcoal stumping support: thick white wove paper; 40 x 28 cm (15 3/4 x 11 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Friends of the Museum Fund; 1976-119-1

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

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