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Drawing, Project for a Fountain at a Wall

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1850–75 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, white heightening, traces of 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

41 x 22.8 cm (16 1/8 x 9 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark on paper: Strasbourg bend and lily, with beehive below

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for a Fountain at a Wall; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, white heightening, traces of graphite on off-white laid paper ; 41 x 22.8 cm (16 1/8 x 9 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-391

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