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Drawing, Project for the Decoration of an Oblong Panel, ca. 1840

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pencil, pen and ink, white chalk on brown paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 18.3 × 9.6 cm (7 3/16 × 3 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for the Decoration of an Oblong Panel, ca. 1840; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pencil, pen and ink, white chalk on brown paper; H x W: 18.3 × 9.6 cm (7 3/16 × 3 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1287

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