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Drawing, "The Foliage of Berenice:" from Callimachus

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. 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

12.3 x 17.8 cm (4 13/16 x 7 in.)

It is inscribed

On recto: la chioma di berenice.

Cite this object as

Drawing, "The Foliage of Berenice:" from Callimachus; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 12.3 x 17.8 cm (4 13/16 x 7 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2075

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