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Drawing, Design for One Quarter of a Ceiling with a Central Circular Decoration, 1775–1820

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1775–1820 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink over traces of graphite on cream yellow 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

19.2 x 16.7 cm (7 9/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: VB, above ...

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for One Quarter of a Ceiling with a Central Circular Decoration, 1775–1820; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink over traces of graphite on cream yellow laid paper; 19.2 x 16.7 cm (7 9/16 x 6 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1666

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