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Drawing, Design for a Bracket

This is a drawing. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund.

Its dimensions are

40 x 28 cm (15 3/4 x 11 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: illegible watermark, circle with ?

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: ca[---] vocchi

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Bracket; Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper; 40 x 28 cm (15 3/4 x 11 in.); Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund; 1940-21-36

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

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