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Drawing, Wall Elevation with Alcove

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1725–50 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, gray wash, graphite on thick 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

(irregular): 24 x 35.8 cm (9 7/16 x 14 1/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wall Elevation with Alcove; Italy; pen and brown ink, gray wash, graphite on thick white laid paper; (irregular): 24 x 35.8 cm (9 7/16 x 14 1/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3402

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

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