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Drawing, Altar Lamp, 1800–1825

This is a Drawing. It was created by Luigi Righetti. It is dated 1800–1825 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and gray ink, watercolor, graphite on white laid 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

34 x 20.8 cm (13 3/8 x 8 3/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: lily (RB '45)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Altar Lamp, 1800–1825; Luigi Righetti (Italian, 1780 - 1819); Italy; pen and gray ink, watercolor, graphite on white laid paper; 34 x 20.8 cm (13 3/8 x 8 3/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-895

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

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