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Drawing, Monstrance

This is a drawing. It was attributions: Vittorio Maria Bigari. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brown wash, over graphite, squared in graphite support: white laid paper joined at center, laid down. 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

48.4 x 20 cm (19 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Monstrance; Attributions: Vittorio Maria Bigari (1692–1776); Italy; pen and brown ink, brown wash, over graphite, squared in graphite support: white laid paper joined at center, laid down; 48.4 x 20 cm (19 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3268

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

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