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1940

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Drawing, Design for the Dome of a Dominican Church

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Lorenzo Peracino. It is dated 1710–90 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, black and red chalk, graphite on laid 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

26.5 × 24.6 cm (10 7/16 × 9 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 8; lower right: No. 5C

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Dome of a Dominican Church; Designed by Lorenzo Peracino (Italian, 1710–1790); pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, black and red chalk, graphite on laid paper; 26.5 × 24.6 cm (10 7/16 × 9 11/16 in.); Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund; 1940-21-34

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