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Drawing, Design for a Painted Frieze, late 18th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor 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: 27 × 14.8 cm (10 5/8 × 5 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Written above left, in ink: Quarto

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Painted Frieze, late 18th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 27 × 14.8 cm (10 5/8 × 5 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1239

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