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Drawing, Vulcan, Design for Vaulted Ceiling, Sala dei Legislatori, Palazzo Conti-Sinibaldi, Faenza, 1787–1802

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1787–1802 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and bistre wash over black chalk on rolled 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

11.8 x 9.3 cm (4 5/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ink, inside an oval: Volcano invent delle arti; top left, perhaps part of "7."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Vulcan, Design for Vaulted Ceiling, Sala dei Legislatori, Palazzo Conti-Sinibaldi, Faenza, 1787–1802; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink, brush and bistre wash over black chalk on rolled paper; 11.8 x 9.3 cm (4 5/8 x 3 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3433

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