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Drawing, Decoration of a Frieze, ca. 1770

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black crayon, pen and sepia ink, brush and gray watercolor on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Giovanni Piancastelli. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

12.7 x 40.5 cm (5 in. x 15 15/16 in.)

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Drawing, Decoration of a Frieze, ca. 1770; Italy; black crayon, pen and sepia ink, brush and gray watercolor on laid paper; 12.7 x 40.5 cm (5 in. x 15 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1233

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