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Drawing, Design for a Fountain with the Arms of Benedict XIV, 1742–43

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1742–43 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and sepia ink, brush and gray watercolor, graphite on off-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

23.6 x 9.8 cm (9 5/16 x 3 7/8 in. )

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Drawing, Design for a Fountain with the Arms of Benedict XIV, 1742–43; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and sepia ink, brush and gray watercolor, graphite on off-white laid paper; 23.6 x 9.8 cm (9 5/16 x 3 7/8 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-363

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