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Drawing, The coat of arms of a prelate, ca. 1750

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and blue-gray watercolor on 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

21.6 x 16.6 cm (8 1/2 x 6 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

watermark: three arcs

Cite this object as

Drawing, The coat of arms of a prelate, ca. 1750; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; graphite, pen and ink, brush and blue-gray watercolor on paper; 21.6 x 16.6 cm (8 1/2 x 6 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2540

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