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Drawing, Facade with the Arms of Pope Benedict XIII, Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, Rome, Italy

This is a drawing. It was architect: Ferdinando Fuga. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on heavy cream 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

63.5 x 46.4cm (25 x 18 1/4in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in circle above V

Cite this object as

Drawing, Facade with the Arms of Pope Benedict XIII, Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, Rome, Italy; Architect: Ferdinando Fuga (Italian, 1699 - 1781); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on heavy cream laid paper; 63.5 x 46.4cm (25 x 18 1/4in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3496

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

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