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1901

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Drawing, Project for Wall Paintings, as Decoration of a Frieze, 1785–1820

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1785–1820 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and sepia wash over traces of graphite on light-green 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

15.1 x 23 cm (5 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Drawing, Project for Wall Paintings, as Decoration of a Frieze, 1785–1820; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink, brush and sepia wash over traces of graphite on light-green laid paper; 15.1 x 23 cm (5 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2500

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