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1938

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2019

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Drawing, Design for a Mantelpiece, 1830

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1830 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, watercolor, black chalk indications on 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

Overall: 24.9 x 34.3cm (9 13/16 x 13 1/2in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: VANDER LEY

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Mantelpiece, 1830; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, watercolor, black chalk indications on paper; Overall: 24.9 x 34.3cm (9 13/16 x 13 1/2in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4300

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