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Drawing, Design for a Triton Fountain after Giambologna

This is a Drawing. It was made by Unknown. It is dated 1650–75 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is black chalk, slate-gray wash on laid 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

37.5 x 26.0 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. ); at highest point at tip of Triton's upraised hand, upper center, height is 38 cm

It has the following markings

Cooper Union Museum stamp on verso, lower right.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Triton Fountain after Giambologna; Made by Unknown ; Netherlands; black chalk, slate-gray wash on laid paper; 37.5 x 26.0 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. ); at highest point at tip of Triton's upraised hand, upper center, height is 38 cm; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-459

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