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Drawing, Decoration of a Wall as a Picture Gallery, ca. 1810

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1810 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite 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

37.2 x 55.6 cm (14 5/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Adriaan Rogge; his monogram; Strasburg bend with lily. Cooper Union Museum stamp on the verso

It is inscribed

Obliterated inscription in pen and brown ink at lower center; indication of scale in pen and black ink in Palmi Romani

Cite this object as

Drawing, Decoration of a Wall as a Picture Gallery, ca. 1810; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper; 37.2 x 55.6 cm (14 5/8 x 21 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7157

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