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Drawing, Design for a Ceiling, 18th–19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink with gray wash and traces of black chalk support: off-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.

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Drawing, Design for a Ceiling, 18th–19th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink with gray wash and traces of black chalk support: off-white laid paper; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1610

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