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Drawing, Design for a Ceiling Frieze

This is a drawing. It is dated ca. 1680 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black crayon, pen and ink, brush and bistre 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

H x W: 41.4 × 19.6 cm (16 5/16 × 7 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Ceiling Frieze; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; black crayon, pen and ink, brush and bistre on paper; H x W: 41.4 × 19.6 cm (16 5/16 × 7 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1234

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