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Drawing, Bronze Vase with the Sacrifice of Iphigenia (after the Medici Vase)

This is a drawing. It was designed by Luigi Righetti. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on white wove 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

40.9 x 24.7 cm (16 1/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, in line with scale at bottom: Palmi Romani

Cite this object as

Drawing, Bronze Vase with the Sacrifice of Iphigenia (after the Medici Vase); Designed by Luigi Righetti (Italian, 1780 - 1819); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on white wove paper; 40.9 x 24.7 cm (16 1/8 x 9 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-638

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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