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Cooper Hewitt Short Stories: Collecting Before the Alarm Clock Rings

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Published Date:
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 17:00:57 +0000
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Meet the Hewitts
collectors and collecting
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Giovanni Piancastelli
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Description:
Horizontal rectangle. Architectural ruins, open to the sky, used as setting for the Nativity group, seen near center, middleground. Rays of light rise from the figure of the Child. Shepherd kneels in foreground. Woman with bundle on her head, at right.This month in Cooper Hewitt Short Stories, Caitlin Condell, Associate Curator and Head of Drawings, Prints & Graphic Design at Cooper Hewitt, takes us to Italy to discuss one of the most significant contributions of European drawings in the early days of Cooper Hewitt's collection: the addition of the Giovanni Piancastelli collection.
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