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Object ID #18544553

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, watercolor, ruled borders in pen and black support: white laid 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

45.4 x 29.6 cm (17 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.) image: 37.0 x 21.2 Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

Cite this object as

Object ID #18544553; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, watercolor, ruled borders in pen and black support: white laid paper; 45.4 x 29.6 cm (17 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.) image: 37.0 x 21.2 Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4872

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

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