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Drawing, The Arts Mourning at the Tomb of Raphael, 1804

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1804 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream 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

14.4 x 19.8 cm (5 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on recto: on nearest sarphagus: "Bonarot;" on paper margin at left: "la tomba di coli che ogni altro vinse/ animator penello Italo e Acheo/ Amari li canto; Giani dipinse;" at right: "Coregio/ Caraci/ Bonaroti/ Leonardo/ Tiziano/ parto...;" at bottom: "La tomba di Raffaello le arti piangano su la sua tomba/cantato questo sogetto della Bandetini al improviso." On verso: "Le arti piangano alla tomba di Raffaello, porgano/ corone di fiori al suo genio, sogetto cantato/ Dalla Bandetini."

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Arts Mourning at the Tomb of Raphael, 1804; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 14.4 x 19.8 cm (5 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1977

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