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Drawing, Design for a Console Table, ca. 1820

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, pen and bistre, brush, and watercolors on white 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

14.4 x 26.2 cm (5 11/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Caption in ink near scale: "tavolino per la mavvera da"; the next word is erased and in its place is written with graphite: "cicevimento"; over "ce" is written "a".

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Console Table, ca. 1820; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; graphite, pen and bistre, brush, and watercolors on white laid paper; 14.4 x 26.2 cm (5 11/16 x 10 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1427

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