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Drawing, Apollo in Chariot with Aurora and the Hours, 1805

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1805 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown watercolor washes over traces of graphite on light brown rough 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

27.8 x 25.8 cm (10 15/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed at top in graphite: Apollo zodiaco l aurora le ore.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Apollo in Chariot with Aurora and the Hours, 1805; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown watercolor washes over traces of graphite on light brown rough paper; 27.8 x 25.8 cm (10 15/16 x 10 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3310

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