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Drawing, Design for an Oblong Ceiling, 1770–75

This is a Drawing. It was designed by George Richardson and from the office of Robert Adam. It is dated 1770–75 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor 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

33.1 x 45.4 cm (13 1/16 x 17 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: IV; stamp in black ink, upper left: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red chalk, verso: 20

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Oblong Ceiling, 1770–75; Designed by George Richardson (British, ca. 1736 - 1813); England; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 33.1 x 45.4 cm (13 1/16 x 17 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund; 1940-21-13

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