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Drawing, Five Studies of Ceiling with Grotesques; Madonna, 1814–18

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1814–18 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor washes over 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

37 x 25.1 cm (14 9/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on recto: 182, 1027

Cite this object as

Drawing, Five Studies of Ceiling with Grotesques; Madonna, 1814–18; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor washes over graphite on cream laid paper; 37 x 25.1 cm (14 9/16 x 9 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2307

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