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Drawing, Project for a Ceiling, ca. 1760

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Mauro Antonio Tesi. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash on 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

H x W: 36.6 × 43.6 cm (14 7/16 × 17 3/16 in.)

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Drawing, Project for a Ceiling, ca. 1760; Designed by Mauro Antonio Tesi (Italian, 1730 - 1766); Italy; pen and ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 36.6 × 43.6 cm (14 7/16 × 17 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1690

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