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Object ID #18547561

This is a drawing. It was designed by Luigi Righetti and made for (as the client) Pope Pius VII. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray, brown, yellow wash, over graphite on 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

41.5 × 37.8 cm (16 5/16 × 14 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Object ID #18547561; Designed by Luigi Righetti (Italian, 1780 - 1819); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray, brown, yellow wash, over graphite on white laid paper; 41.5 × 37.8 cm (16 5/16 × 14 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-611

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

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