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Artist:
Carlo Marchionni, Italian, 1702–1786  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and grey, brown wash, graphite on cream laid paper
Dimensions:
33.3 x 22.9 cm (13 1/8 x 9 in.)
Type:
architecture, interiors
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Rome, Italy
Date:
1755–57
Description:
Surmounted by a central eagle, floral garland, and corner vases, the overmantel, presented as an elevation, contains an antique relief of Antinous. The chimneypiece and fire screen below are decorated by garlands, rosettes, and shells. A man approaches from the left. Below is the plan of the mantelpiece and fireplace.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-1327
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq47658ddd6-8eb7-4e0f-b6a5-26ec69949bee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-1327