This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1938

  • We acquired this object.

1991

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for the letter S of a primer: Satan

This is a drawing. It was created by Victor Vincent Adam. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite, pen and bistre ink, brush and ink wash, with white heightening on cream 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

12 x 7.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the letter S of a primer: Satan; Victor Vincent Adam (1801–1866); France; graphite, pen and bistre ink, brush and ink wash, with white heightening on cream paper.; 12 x 7.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-793

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

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18350917/ |title=Drawing, Design for the letter S of a primer: Satan |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 September 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>