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Drawing, Ares, Lunette for Ceiling, Sala Ottagonale, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza, 1804–05

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1804–05 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and light brown wash over 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.

Its dimensions are

14.3 x 21.3cm (5 5/8 x 8 3/8in.) Mat (matted w/ -1190): 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: ariate primavera 1; in graphite, upper center: Capricornia/ Ariete (the latter crossed out); in graphite: squared off at left 1-4 and at top 1-8 with light source symbol at upper left

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ares, Lunette for Ceiling, Sala Ottagonale, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza, 1804–05; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and light brown wash over graphite on white laid paper; 14.3 x 21.3cm (5 5/8 x 8 3/8in.) Mat (matted w/ -1190): 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1179

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