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Drawing, Two Friezes with Women and Sea Monsters, 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 dark brown ink, brush and sepia wash over black chalk 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

27.7 x 20.7 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in double circle, on top of CB

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Friezes with Women and Sea Monsters, ca. 1820; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and dark brown ink, brush and sepia wash over black chalk on off white laid paper; 27.7 x 20.7 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1230

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