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Drawing, Wall Elevation, Alexander Palace, Tsarkoie-Selo, Russia

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giacomo Quarenghi. It is dated 1792–96 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on 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

35 x 59.4 cm (13 3/4 x 23 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: Salle executee dans le Palais du Grand Duc Alexander Pavlovitch aujourd'hui l"Empereur; indication of scale in Russian

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wall Elevation, Alexander Palace, Tsarkoie-Selo, Russia; Architect: Giacomo Quarenghi (Italian, 1744 - 1817); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 35 x 59.4 cm (13 3/4 x 23 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4218

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

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