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Drawing, Corinthian Capital

This is a Drawing. It was after Giocondo Albertolli. It is dated 1798 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper, lined . 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.

  • Drawing, Temple of Curiosity
  • pen and black ink, brush and brown wash, blue watercolor, graphite on....
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1911-28-463
  • Textile, Capitals
  • cotton.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Funds.
  • 1995-48-1

Our curators have highlighted 9 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Textile
  • cotton (?).
  • Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg.
  • 1973-46-7-a,b
  • Mount (France)
  • cast and gilt bronze mounted on carved wood block.
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander.
  • 1907-1-40
  • Frame
  • cast and fire-gilt bronze.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1910-30-33

Its dimensions are

29.1 x 29.6 cm (11 7/16 x 11 5/8 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Corinthian Capital; After Giocondo Albertolli (Italian, b. Switzerland, 1742–1839); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper, lined ; 29.1 x 29.6 cm (11 7/16 x 11 5/8 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3388

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

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