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Drawing, Design for a Wall Painting: View of an Imaginary Room

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1720–50 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, bistre wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 23.3 × 10.1 cm (9 3/16 in. × 4 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Wall Painting: View of an Imaginary Room; France & Italy; pen and ink, bistre wash on paper; H x W: 23.3 × 10.1 cm (9 3/16 in. × 4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1440

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