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1901

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Drawing, Cornelia, Mother of Gracchi; Socrates, Alcibiades and Aspasia; Zeus and the Maidens of Crotone

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. 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

13.4 x 15 cm (5 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed: Corneglia madre dei crachi e la damma capovana; aspasia Socrate alcibiade Fidia Pericle; un grego Filosofo per non far torto nella sielta di tre donne le piglia tutte.

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Drawing, Cornelia, Mother of Gracchi; Socrates, Alcibiades and Aspasia; Zeus and the Maidens of Crotone; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 13.4 x 15 cm (5 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2705

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