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Drawing, Iris Encourages Priam to Beg the Body of Hector from Achilles, 1810–20

This is a Drawing. It was created by Felice Giani. It is dated 1810–20 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on thick white 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

(irregular): 48.5 x 74 cm (19 1/8 x 29 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower margin: Iride consola Priamo; in pen and brown ink, lower left corner of margin: 21; in black chalk, lower left corner of margin: 109

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Drawing, Iris Encourages Priam to Beg the Body of Hector from Achilles, 1810–20; Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on thick white wove paper; (irregular): 48.5 x 74 cm (19 1/8 x 29 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-600

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