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Drawing, The Triumph of Bacchus and Ceres

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1812 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on light brown 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

21.8 x 22.6 cm (8 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen: Bacco Cerere loro trionfo in Tebe; in graphite: sopra il palco de Sovrano 2

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Triumph of Bacchus and Ceres; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on light brown laid paper; 21.8 x 22.6 cm (8 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3281

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