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Drawing, Design for a Fountain with Pegasus, for the Villa Albani, Rome, ca. 1750

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, 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

31.9 x 35.1 cm (12 9/16 x 13 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: in the form of IV. See Churchill, p. 21 s.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center of lower margin: Scala di Palmi Quaranta Romani.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Fountain with Pegasus, for the Villa Albani, Rome, ca. 1750; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, graphite on cream laid paper; 31.9 x 35.1 cm (12 9/16 x 13 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2102

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