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Drawing, Stage Design, Palace Courtyard, early 19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on white laid paper laid down on light brown wove paper. 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: 25.1 × 39.2 cm (9 7/8 × 15 7/16 in.) H x W (Mat): 40.6 × 55.9 cm (16 × 22 in.)

It has the following markings

Cooper Union Museum stamp on the verso

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Palace Courtyard, early 19th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on white laid paper laid down on light brown wove paper; H x W: 25.1 × 39.2 cm (9 7/8 × 15 7/16 in.) H x W (Mat): 40.6 × 55.9 cm (16 × 22 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-418

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

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