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Drawing, Chandelier, 1810–25

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1810–25 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and black ink, watercolor, graphite support: thick white wove paper; old fold(?) at center. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

64.3 x 46.9 cm (25 5/16 x 18 7/16 in.) Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.)

It is inscribed

inscribed in pen and brown ink, at right: Prix avec six. Branches cornet 330 F.; at lower right: Prix dor avec Banznet Prix 235 F.; at lower margin: No. 1 Lampe Six Lumi res dessin e moiti grandeur.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chandelier, 1810–25; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Belgium; pen and black ink, watercolor, graphite support: thick white wove paper; old fold(?) at center; 64.3 x 46.9 cm (25 5/16 x 18 7/16 in.) Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3172

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

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