This object has no known copyright, and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color silver tan rosybrown dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

This and 87 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album.

Object Timeline

1943

  • We acquired this object.

2010

2019

  • You found it!

Album Page, Iron Door or Gate of Staircase, Bargello, Florence, November 17, 1888

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated November 17, 1888 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on thick cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Greenough. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

31.2 x 23.9 cm (12 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, upper right corner: (inscribed in circle) 90 / 103; at bottom right: Iron Door or Gate - Bargello staircase / under arch in staircase / Florence November 17 -88. Inscriptions for the marginalia beginning at top right: rosette / 1/2 size; nail head / 1/2 size; same as below; side of bracket; section of diagonal; all the plain nail heads are hammered / showing plainly the strokes of hammer / Many are grotesque heads very rough / but suggestive -; scale of door = 1/16 execution; the section of ironwork of gothic circle is not round/ it is square; section of [arrow pointing to bottom of door].

Cite this object as

Album Page, Iron Door or Gate of Staircase, Bargello, Florence, November 17, 1888; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); Italy; brush and watercolor, graphite on thick cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 31.2 x 23.9 cm (12 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-160

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18569761/ |title=Album Page, Iron Door or Gate of Staircase, Bargello, Florence, November 17, 1888 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>