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Drawing, Socrates, Pericles, Alcibiades, Aspasia in Discussion

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1810–25 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite 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

14.5 x 16.5 cm (5 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: upper-right part of lily showing as crest.

It is inscribed

Inscribed: conversazione di socrate Aspasia Pericle e alcibiade

Cite this object as

Drawing, Socrates, Pericles, Alcibiades, Aspasia in Discussion; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on light brown laid paper; 14.5 x 16.5 cm (5 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3341

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