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Drawing, Section, Small Domed Building, ca. 1780

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, rose, brown and blue wash, black chalk on paper, with fragments of blue paper framing. 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.

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in circle (1) Cooper Union stamp in black, center verso: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Section, Small Domed Building, ca. 1780; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, rose, brown and blue wash, black chalk on paper, with fragments of blue paper framing; Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7160

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