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Drawing, A Winged Victory Inscribing the Date 1805 on a Shield

This is a Drawing. It was created by Felice Giani. It is dated 1805 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

  • Shield #3 Brooch
  • steel watch hands pressure fitted on fabricated silver frame.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-47

Its dimensions are

Mat: 91.3 x 71.4 cm (35 15/16 x 28 1/8 in.) 30 x 23.4 cm (11 13/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On verso, in black ink, lower right: Cooper Union stamp: MUSEUM / FOR THE / ARTS OF / DECORATION / COOPER UNION (Lugt 457c)

Cite this object as

Drawing, A Winged Victory Inscribing the Date 1805 on a Shield; Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and black ink on paper; Mat: 91.3 x 71.4 cm (35 15/16 x 28 1/8 in.) 30 x 23.4 cm (11 13/16 x 9 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3251

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