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Drawing, Project for a Painted Ceiling

This is a Drawing. 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.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Groundwork for a ceiling.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for a Painted Ceiling; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 1901-39-1616

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