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Drawing, Ulysses Escapes the Cyclops’s Cave and Embarks with a Companion

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

18 x 14.3 cm (7 1/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed inside tondo: 4 vediamo l'istesso Polifemo tra le greggie moversi coll'immenso suo corpo.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ulysses Escapes the Cyclops’s Cave and Embarks with a Companion; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 18 x 14.3 cm (7 1/16 x 5 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2224

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