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Drawing, Design for a Symmetrical Frieze, ca. 1805

This is a Drawing. It was created by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1805 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and black ink, graphite, brush and wash on 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

Mat: 91.3 x 71.4 cm (35 15/16 x 28 1/8 in.) 9.4 x 26.9 cm (3 11/16 x 10 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

In purple ink, upper left: Cooper Union stamp: MUSEUM / FOR THE / ARTS OF / DECORATION / COOPER UNION (Lugt 457c)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Symmetrical Frieze, ca. 1805; Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and black ink, graphite, brush and wash on paper; Mat: 91.3 x 71.4 cm (35 15/16 x 28 1/8 in.) 9.4 x 26.9 cm (3 11/16 x 10 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1194

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