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Drawing, Ruins with Vase, Herm, and Colonnade

This is a drawing. It was designed by Louis-Joseph Le Lorrain. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is brush and gray wash, black chalk on paper with additions across upper and lower margin, lined with cardboard and border of blue paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

34.7 x 22.5 cm (13 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto, lower right: Cooper Union Museum; verso: Cooper Union Museum stamp.

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: LL

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ruins with Vase, Herm, and Colonnade; Designed by Louis-Joseph Le Lorrain (French, 1715–1759); France; brush and gray wash, black chalk on paper with additions across upper and lower margin, lined with cardboard and border of blue paper; 34.7 x 22.5 cm (13 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-101

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Excavating Design: 18th-century Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection.

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