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Drawing, Ornament Design, Cinerary Urn and Roman Standards

This is a drawing. It was created by Michelangelo Pergolesi. It is dated 1776 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor, gouache, over graphite on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

47.6 x 22 cm (18 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ornament Design, Cinerary Urn and Roman Standards; Michelangelo Pergolesi (Italian, active ca. 1760–1801); England; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, gouache, over graphite on laid paper; 47.6 x 22 cm (18 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1980-32-1431

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

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