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Drawing, Stage Design, Tent of Genghis Khan, for the Ballet "Genghis Khan" by Luigi Henry, 1828

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Romolo Liverani and after Alessandro Sanquirico. It is dated 1828 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, graphite on 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

H x W: 20.1 × 28.5 cm (7 15/16 × 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso: Loggia Elevata nel Ballo Gengis Kan

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Tent of Genghis Khan, for the Ballet "Genghis Khan" by Luigi Henry, 1828; Designed by Romolo Achille Liverani (Italian, 1809 - 1872); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, graphite on white laid paper; H x W: 20.1 × 28.5 cm (7 15/16 × 11 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-509

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

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