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Object ID #18542909

This is a Drawing. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, over black chalk; ruled border in pen and black ink, pink wash on thick paper, joined at center. 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

44.3 x 65.3 cm (17 7/16 x 25 11/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on the altar: VIRGINI ET MARTIRI...ANNO AETATIS SUAE...; indication of scale in pen and black ink along the lower margin

Cite this object as

Object ID #18542909; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, over black chalk; ruled border in pen and black ink, pink wash on thick paper, joined at center; 44.3 x 65.3 cm (17 7/16 x 25 11/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4183

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

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