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1944

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Print, Book Ornament of a Classical Ruin with the Medallion Portrait of Francesco Algarotti (1712-1764), ca. 1760

This is a Print. It was designed by Mauro Antonio Tesi. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is etching on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 14.3 x 8.7 cm (5 5/8 x 3 7/16 in.) Platemark: 14.1 x 8.6 cm (5 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

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Print, Book Ornament of a Classical Ruin with the Medallion Portrait of Francesco Algarotti (1712-1764), ca. 1760; Designed by Mauro Antonio Tesi (Italian, 1730 - 1766); Italy; etching on laid paper; Sheet: 14.3 x 8.7 cm (5 5/8 x 3 7/16 in.) Platemark: 14.1 x 8.6 cm (5 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1944-24-38

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