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1901

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Drawing, Lunette with Allegory of Architecture

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1812–13 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush with brown and gray wash over black chalk and traces of graphite on off 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

16.9 x 28.6 cm (6 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

"Archittetura"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Lunette with Allegory of Architecture; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush with brown and gray wash over black chalk and traces of graphite on off white laid paper; 16.9 x 28.6 cm (6 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1677

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