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Drawing, Elevation of a Small Round Domed Room, late 18th century

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on 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

18.1 x 12.5 cm (7 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

"dedicato a Apollo/ nei rombi le nove muse/ nei quadri diver [s]e composi/ di mitologia/ il fregio le guera/ troiani." Below, at right, part of another caption: "terz/ p./"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a Small Round Domed Room, late 18th century; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on laid paper; 18.1 x 12.5 cm (7 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1378

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