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Drawing, The Road to Caprarola, ca. 1813

This is a Drawing. It was created by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1813 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black chalk, pen and black ink, brush and brown watercolor, 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

Mat: 90.7 x 71.5 cm (35 11/16 x 28 1/8 in.) 37.9 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

In purple ink, upper right: Cooper Union stamp: MUSEUM / FOR THE / ARTS OF / DECORATION / COOPER UNION (Lugt 457c)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, upper margin: 22

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Road to Caprarola, ca. 1813; Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; black chalk, pen and black ink, brush and brown watercolor, graphite on cream laid paper; Mat: 90.7 x 71.5 cm (35 11/16 x 28 1/8 in.) 37.9 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2087

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