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Drawing, Design for a Mantelpiece

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Valadier. It is dated 1815–1835 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 29.1 × 22.2 cm (11 7/16 × 8 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: coat-of-arms in oval

It is inscribed

Bottom right: in pencil: Valadier

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Mantelpiece; Designed by Giuseppe Valadier (Italian, 1762–1839); Italy; pen and ink on paper; H x W: 29.1 × 22.2 cm (11 7/16 × 8 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-879

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