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Drawing, Winter, the Forge of the Vulcan, Spring, the Bath of Venus, Summer Feasts of Bacchus and Ceres, ca. 1790

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1790 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

12.3 x 25.5 cm (4 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed: l'inverno, fuoco, o Volcano; Bagno di Venere; Feste di Bacco e Cerere

Cite this object as

Drawing, Winter, the Forge of the Vulcan, Spring, the Bath of Venus, Summer Feasts of Bacchus and Ceres, ca. 1790; 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 25.5 cm (4 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2253

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