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Sketchbook Folio, Two drawings of Sybils and Two Putti, recto 1815

This is a Sketchbook folio. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated recto 1815 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk 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

21.8 x 15.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in.)

It is inscribed

in pen and brown ink at upper left, on tablet of upper drawing: FAENZA / 1815; at center left: Anibale Caracci Roma; at center right, on tablet of lower drawing: 1815; at lower left margin: 42 Anibale Caracci Roma

Cite this object as

Sketchbook Folio, Two drawings of Sybils and Two Putti, recto 1815; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk on white laid paper; 21.8 x 15.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3511

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