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Drawing, Achilles Drags the Body of Hector around Walls of Troy, Priam Pleads for the Body of Hector, Ceiling Designs for the Galleria di Achille, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza, Italy

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1802–05 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray-brown wash over traces of graphite on white 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

22.6 x 29 cm (8 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, above upper image: furia d'Achille / 6; at center: 7 priamo prega per il corpo d ettore

Cite this object as

Drawing, Achilles Drags the Body of Hector around Walls of Troy, Priam Pleads for the Body of Hector, Ceiling Designs for the Galleria di Achille, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza, Italy; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray-brown wash over traces of graphite on white laid paper; 22.6 x 29 cm (8 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3329

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