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Drawing, Apollo Driving the Chariot of the Sun, for the Sala di Apollo e Diana, Palazzo Bianchetti, Bologna, 1810–23

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1810–23 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and dark brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on 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.

Its dimensions are

38.4 x 25.5 cm (15 1/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Apollo Driving the Chariot of the Sun, for the Sala di Apollo e Diana, Palazzo Bianchetti, Bologna, 1810–23; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and dark brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper; 38.4 x 25.5 cm (15 1/8 x 10 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1638

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