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Drawing, Design for a Chandelier, late 18th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, green wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

61.5 × 41 cm (24 3/16 × 16 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, top center: Disegno per Lampadaro Nobille guarnito con Sei / Gruppi da Numo 5, Lumi, e No 4 Lampadari

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Chandelier, late 18th century; Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, green wash on paper; 61.5 × 41 cm (24 3/16 × 16 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-563

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

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