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Drawing, Elevation of an Altar, 1894

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1894 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pencil, pen and ink, brush and watercolor, gold leaf on 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

56.2 x 37.2 cm (22 1/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of an Altar, 1894; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pencil, pen and ink, brush and watercolor, gold leaf on paper; 56.2 x 37.2 cm (22 1/8 x 14 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-412

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