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Drawing, Stage Design, Underground Stairways and Galleries of a Fortified Palace, ca. 1800

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, black chalk on thick paper, lined with cream paper, laid down. 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

H x W: 23.9 × 35.4 cm (9 7/16 × 13 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Cooper Union Museum stamp on the verso

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Underground Stairways and Galleries of a Fortified Palace, ca. 1800; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, black chalk on thick paper, lined with cream paper, laid down; H x W: 23.9 × 35.4 cm (9 7/16 × 13 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-417

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