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1938

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Drawing, Teatro Filarmonico, Accademia Filarmonica, Verona, Italy: Section and Ceiling, 1715–20

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Francesco Galli Bibiena and drafted by Jean-Joseph Chamant. It is dated 1715–20 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt and catalogued by Megan L. Smith. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

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Its dimensions are

39.8 x 57 cm (15 11/16 x 22 7/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: Francesco Bibiena Archto. inventore Giuseppe Chamant delineo.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, at upper left : Spaccato ed Alsato nel Auditorio del Teatro di Verona e sua suffitta; various inscriptions in pen and brown ink throughout.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Teatro Filarmonico, Accademia Filarmonica, Verona, Italy: Section and Ceiling, 1715–20; Architect: Francesco Galli Bibiena (1659 – 1739); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on white laid paper; 39.8 x 57 cm (15 11/16 x 22 7/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1443

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