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Drawing, Candlestick

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Valadier and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined. 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

Image: 26.2 x 15.1 cm (10 5/16 x 5 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto and Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d)

It is inscribed

Upper left corner: 55

Cite this object as

Drawing, Candlestick; Designed by Giuseppe Valadier (Italian, 1762–1839); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; Image: 26.2 x 15.1 cm (10 5/16 x 5 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-872

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