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Drawing, Venus at Forge of Vulcan, Winter, Victories and Three Roundels, Putti as Elements, late 18th century

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream 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

22 x 18.1 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: VAN DER L

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Drawing, Venus at Forge of Vulcan, Winter, Victories and Three Roundels, Putti as Elements, late 18th century; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 22 x 18.1 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1066

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