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1940

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Drawing, Design for a Square Ceiling, 1770–75

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1770–75 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is pen and gray and black ink, brush and rose and green 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

50.9 x 52 cm (20 1/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: similar to Churchill 411, above; stamp in black ink. lower left: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Square Ceiling, 1770–75; England; pen and gray and black ink, brush and rose and green watercolor on paper; 50.9 x 52 cm (20 1/16 x 20 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund; 1940-21-14

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