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Drawing, Stage Design, Prison Interior with the Death of Socrates

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Antonio Giuseppe Basoli. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray and black wash on off-white laid paper, partially laid down on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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Drawing, Stage Design, Prison Interior with the Death of Socrates; Designed by Antonio Giuseppe Basoli (Italian, 1774–1843); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray and black wash on off-white laid paper, partially laid down on paper; 1938-88-436

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

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