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Drawing, Design for a Fountain, ca. 1650

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1650 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and bistre 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

H x W: 13.3 × 28.2 cm (5 1/4 × 11 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Fountain, ca. 1650; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); France & Italy; graphite, pen and ink, brush and bistre on paper; H x W: 13.3 × 28.2 cm (5 1/4 × 11 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-602

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