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Drawing, Friezes; Two Caryatids; Seated Figure, ca. 1800

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink on 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

44.2 x 28.1 cm (17 3/8 x 11 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily over letter V

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ink, below frieze: PRIMAVERA, ESTATE, AUTUNNO, INVERNO

Cite this object as

Drawing, Friezes; Two Caryatids; Seated Figure, ca. 1800; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink on laid paper; 44.2 x 28.1 cm (17 3/8 x 11 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1207

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