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Drawing, Ceiling Decoration, probably for the Conservatory/Music Room, 1802 or earlier

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Frederick Crace. It is dated 1802 or earlier and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, pen and black ink on thick white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 31.1 x 17.5 cm (12 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Cooper Union Museum stamp on verso

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ceiling Decoration, probably for the Conservatory/Music Room, 1802 or earlier; Designed by Frederick Crace (English, 1779–1859); England; brush and watercolor, gouache, pen and black ink on thick white wove paper; H x W: 31.1 x 17.5 cm (12 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-40-68

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