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Sketchbook Folio, The Rape of the Sabines,, 1821–22

This is a Sketchbook folio. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1821–22. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk on white heavy wove 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

30.7 x 22.2 cm (12 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

in pen and brown ink superimposed over black chalk at center left: Polidoro Roma; at lower left: 27 Polidoro Roma

Cite this object as

Sketchbook Folio, The Rape of the Sabines,, 1821–22; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk on white heavy wove paper; 30.7 x 22.2 cm (12 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3570-1/3

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