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Drawing, Studies of five ears, noses and a mouth

This is a drawing. It is dated mid-16th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is red crayon on light brown paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

  • Due Respiri Necklace
  • gold.
  • Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian....
  • 7067.84.2016

Its dimensions are

H x W: 27.2 × 20.3 cm (10 11/16 in. × 8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp of the Cooper-Union Museum of the Arts of Decoration in the center

It is inscribed

'24' written in black ink at the bottom of the page, 'Piancastelli' and Accession number written in graphite in two different hands at the lower margin

Cite this object as

Drawing, Studies of five ears, noses and a mouth; Italy; red crayon on light brown paper; H x W: 27.2 × 20.3 cm (10 11/16 in. × 8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3063

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