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Designer:
Carlo Marchionni, Italian, 1702–1786  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown, gray washes, graphite on off-white laid paper
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Rome, Italy
Date:
1755–60
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Horizontal rectangle. In the foreground in pen and ink a road with a carriage and figures, riding in carriage or on horseback and walking throughout grounds. Road leads to a three story building, drawn in graphite. Trees at right and left surrounded by garden hedges. The building, with a projecting central section and two side wings, is decorated with pilasters and windows with arches or triangular pediments. A large rondel with decorative framing elements is on the roof.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-487
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-487