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Drawing, Continence of Scipio, 1811

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1811 and 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

18.4 x 21.3 cm (7 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink: Scipione

Cite this object as

Drawing, Continence of Scipio, 1811; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 18.4 x 21.3 cm (7 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3336

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