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Drawing, Cardinal Pamphili Villa, Facade Decorated for a Visit of Pope Clement XIII

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Paolo Posi. It is dated 1758–69 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray, pink wash, graphite on white laid 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

41.1 x 84.3 cm (16 3/16 x 33 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: P with L, Heawood 3021

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cardinal Pamphili Villa, Facade Decorated for a Visit of Pope Clement XIII; Designed by Paolo Posi (Italian, 1708 - 1776); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray, pink wash, graphite on white laid paper; 41.1 x 84.3 cm (16 3/16 x 33 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-896

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

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