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Drawing, Design for a Cabriolet

This is a Drawing. It was created by Johann Michael Hoppenhaupt II. It is dated before 1750 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and grey, pale blue, and pale lavender wash, black chalk on laid paper; verso: pen and brown ink . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

Frame: 60 x 75.6 x 2.5 cm (23 5/8 x 29 3/4 x 1 in.) Sheet: 32.7 x 50.7 cm (12 7/8 x 19 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: IV

It is inscribed

In ink on reverse: IV

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Cabriolet; Johann Michael Hoppenhaupt II (German, 1709–ca. 1778); Germany; pen and black ink, brush and grey, pale blue, and pale lavender wash, black chalk on laid paper; verso: pen and brown ink ; Frame: 60 x 75.6 x 2.5 cm (23 5/8 x 29 3/4 x 1 in.) Sheet: 32.7 x 50.7 cm (12 7/8 x 19 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3188

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008 and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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