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Drawing, Design for an Armchair, 1830–40

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1830–40 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, graphite 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

H x W: 27.8 × 19.1 cm (10 15/16 × 7 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in circle, above a crown, below an F

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Armchair, 1830–40; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, graphite on paper; H x W: 27.8 × 19.1 cm (10 15/16 × 7 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-588

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