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Drawing, Tapestry Design: Apollo in his Chariot Led by Aurora

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Fedele Fischetti. It is dated 1760–89 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brush and black ink, gray wash on off-white laid paper, ruled border in pen and black ink, lined. 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

27.5 x 48.3 cm (10 13/16 x 19 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: verso in violet ink, lower left corner: Lugt, 1860c; in brown ink, center: Cooper Union Museum New York, Lugt 457e

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tapestry Design: Apollo in his Chariot Led by Aurora; Designed by Fedele Fischetti (Italian, 1734 - 1789); Italy; pen and brush and black ink, gray wash on off-white laid paper, ruled border in pen and black ink, lined; 27.5 x 48.3 cm (10 13/16 x 19 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6456

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