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Drawing, Design for an Armchair

This is a Drawing. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

20.5 × 17.7 cm (8 1/16 × 6 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: the upper right part of the monogram and the upper part of the Vryheit, similar to Churchill 95

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, verso upper right: L. S.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Armchair; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 20.5 × 17.7 cm (8 1/16 × 6 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-587

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