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Drawing, Project for Decoration of Ceiling, ca. 1800

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, traces of graphite on light green 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

30.5 x 21 cm (12 x 8 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on the recto: Bacco, Cerere, Ganimede, Ebe, Primavera Estate, Autunno Inverno.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for Decoration of Ceiling, ca. 1800; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, traces of graphite on light green laid paper; 30.5 x 21 cm (12 x 8 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1632

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