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Drawing, Neptune Riding over the Sea in a Chariot, ca. 1820

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over 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

15.5 x 27.6 cm (6 1/8 x 10 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: part of a lily in double segement

Cite this object as

Drawing, Neptune Riding over the Sea in a Chariot, ca. 1820; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on off white laid paper; 15.5 x 27.6 cm (6 1/8 x 10 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1048

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