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1938

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Drawing, Design for a Domed Classical Temple with Portico, ca. 1780

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Unknown. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brush and black ink, black wash, blue and brown watercolor, black chalk on heavy cream laid paper, ruled border in brush and black ink. 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

49.6 x 33.8 cm (19 1/2 x 13 5/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Cooper Union stamp in black, upper center verso: Lugt 457d; in brown, lower center verso: Lugt 457e

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower edge, left: Palmi [followed by a scale], lower edge right: Romani

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Domed Classical Temple with Portico, ca. 1780; Architect: Unknown (Italian); Italy; pen and brush and black ink, black wash, blue and brown watercolor, black chalk on heavy cream laid paper, ruled border in brush and black ink; 49.6 x 33.8 cm (19 1/2 x 13 5/16 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7159

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