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Drawing, Design for a Centerpiece

This is a drawing. It was circle of Jan Lutma. It is dated 1630–60 and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is chalk on tan laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ogden Codman. It is credited Gift of Ogden Codman.

Its dimensions are

35.8 x 28.5 cm (14 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: foolscap upper 1/2 of sheet; below: a cross upon three circles (see card for more details); Stamp in black ink, lower left: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration [Lugt 457c]

It is inscribed

Recto: across bottom of sheet in graphite: Cornelius de Cock 10 Drawings Presented by Ogden Codman Esq. 1916 (7) verso in brown ink: "Twapon hobb inde gouar/ vylbusse/ gelegt dot hyr / toobehoort." (See card for more details.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Centerpiece; Circle of Jan Lutma (Dutch, ca. 1584 - 1669); Netherlands; chalk on tan laid paper; 35.8 x 28.5 cm (14 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.); Gift of Ogden Codman; 1916-9-9

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