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Drawing, Frieze

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1620 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brown, rose, green wash, black chalk support: white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Purchase in memory of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

10.8 x 36.1 cm (4 1/4 x 14 3/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Illegible inscription in graphite in a later hand at lower right

Cite this object as

Drawing, Frieze; Italy; pen and brown ink, brown, rose, green wash, black chalk support: white laid paper; 10.8 x 36.1 cm (4 1/4 x 14 3/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Purchase in memory of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1946-15-2

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

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