Drawing, Wall Decoration, ca. 1776
This is a Drawing. It was created by Michelangelo Pergolesi. It is dated ca. 1776 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash, watercolor, graphite on white laid paper, laid down on white woven paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
It is credited
Gift of Unknown Donor.
Its dimensions are
47.6 x 22 cm (18 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: Pirgolesi 1776 Del.et pinx Top right corner, pen and lack ink: 20
Cite this object as
Drawing, Wall Decoration, ca. 1776; Michelangelo Pergolesi (Italian, active ca. 1760–1801); England; pen and ink, brush and wash, watercolor, graphite on white laid paper, laid down on white woven paper; 47.6 x 22 cm (18 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1980-32-1431
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.