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Drawing, Project for a Painted Ceiling, early 18th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated early 18th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is 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: 33 × 21.8 cm (13 in. × 8 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Below the scale: g

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for a Painted Ceiling, early 18th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 33 × 21.8 cm (13 in. × 8 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1602

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