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Drawing, Studies for Four Statues and Seven Masks, ca. 1800–25

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1800–25 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and dark brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper support: cream laid paper, lined and laid down. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

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Its dimensions are

29.7 x 44 cm (11 11/16 x 17 5/16 in.) mount:31.7 x 47.1cm. Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Verso, in black ink: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

It is inscribed

Inscribed at the base of the statues, from left to right: DIANA, CERERE, CERERE, FLORA

Cite this object as

Drawing, Studies for Four Statues and Seven Masks, ca. 1800–25; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and dark brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper support: cream laid paper, lined and laid down; 29.7 x 44 cm (11 11/16 x 17 5/16 in.) mount:31.7 x 47.1cm. Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2092

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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