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1901

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2019

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Drawing, Sketchbook Page: Iris Temple, Bologna. Verso: Anatomical Study, 1811–14

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1811–14 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

13.1 x 13.8 cm (5 3/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in double oval over letters AFC

It is inscribed

Inscribed: Tempio d'isside in Bologna

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketchbook Page: Iris Temple, Bologna. Verso: Anatomical Study, 1811–14; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 13.1 x 13.8 cm (5 3/16 x 5 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2436

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