Drawing, The City at Night, Descent into the Streets, 1925
This is a Drawing. It was created by Hugh Ferriss. It is dated 1925 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is lithographic crayon on cream heavy wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
It is credited
Gift of Jean Ferriss Leich.
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Its dimensions are
38.3 x 56.2 cm (15 1/16 x 22 1/8 in.)
It is signed
In crayon lower left: Ferriss
It is inscribed
Inscribed on verso in pen and blue ink: View from Studio / 101 Park Ave. / N.Y.C. / p. 19 "Metropolis of Tomorrow" / "The City at Night".
Cite this object as
Drawing, The City at Night, Descent into the Streets, 1925; Hugh Ferriss (American, 1889–1962); USA; lithographic crayon on cream heavy wove paper; 38.3 x 56.2 cm (15 1/16 x 22 1/8 in.); Gift of Jean Ferriss Leich; 1980-39-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.