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Drawing, Design for a Ceiling with Balustrade

This is a Drawing. It was attributions: Giacomo Alboresi. It is dated ca. 1685 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, black chalk on 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

17.6 x 19.7 cm (6 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, at lower margin: Alboresi

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Ceiling with Balustrade; Attributions: Giacomo Alboresi (1632–1677); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, black chalk on white laid paper; 17.6 x 19.7 cm (6 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1707

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