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Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and grey watercolor, graphite on paper
Dimensions:
41.7 × 27.8 cm (16 7/16 × 10 15/16 in.)
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
mid- 18th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
At right, a circular pediment is suggested, with an escutcheon in the center, at left a more elaborate one, surbased, with separate cornices in front, and a shell above a kind of volute console. At right, a festoon springs from an escutcheon, and a cherub is outside the frame, below the entablature. At left is a cherub, below the capital of the framing pilaster. There are corrections, in pencil, in the left half and letters: "N A V" which seems to refer to the color of the respective parts.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-3573
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
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/kq4ec9a0194-5d90-4dc0-a9bc-f8d6f070bf8a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-3573