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Drawing, Design for a Fountain, 1790

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1790 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and gray ink, brush and watercolor, 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

H x W: 30.1 × 45.2 cm (11 7/8 × 17 13/16 in.)

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Drawing, Design for a Fountain, 1790; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and gray ink, brush and watercolor, traces of graphite on off-white laid paper; H x W: 30.1 × 45.2 cm (11 7/8 × 17 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-402

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