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Drawing, Design for Ceiling, City Hall, Vienna, Austria, ca. 1880

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Friedrich von Schmidt. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund.

Its dimensions are

31.5 x 22.4 cm (12 3/8 x 8 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration

It is inscribed

Inscribed, lower right: No 1.; in graphite on verso: V. Schmidt

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Ceiling, City Hall, Vienna, Austria, ca. 1880; Designed by Friedrich von Schmidt (German, 1825 - 1891); Austria; brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on paper; 31.5 x 22.4 cm (12 3/8 x 8 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund; 1940-21-1

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

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