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Drawing, Stage Design: Bedroom with alcove

This is a drawing. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

23.8 x 19.3 cm (9 3/8 x 7 5/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: D17 / Lower left Undated note in graphite, on mat: Perhaps Bolognese (RPW?)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Bedroom with alcove; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper; 23.8 x 19.3 cm (9 3/8 x 7 5/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-18

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

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