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Drawing, Sculpture Gallery: Project for the Decoration of a Hall in a Palace during the Reign of the Emperor Napoleon as King of Italy, 18th–19th century

This is a Drawing. It was probably Felice Giani. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black chalk 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

Sheet: 36.5 x 48.7 cm (14 3/8 x 19 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed at left in black chalk: "arme Imperiali / nel / mezzo / fra un Finestrone e l'altro se li finestroni potrano cambirasi dal loro sitd / e frali cadere sopra de gurppi (?) / Li putti sopra delli Finestra obligati (?) e gruppi di statue ... p 9 1/2." at the lower margin in pen and brown ink : "Li Finestroni sopra a desto / Siano putti sopra li nicchioni; indication of scale in Palmi Rni; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink: Interno / di Galleria ornata all Rochocho

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Drawing, Sculpture Gallery: Project for the Decoration of a Hall in a Palace during the Reign of the Emperor Napoleon as King of Italy, 18th–19th century; Probably Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; black chalk on white laid paper; Sheet: 36.5 x 48.7 cm (14 3/8 x 19 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1543

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