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Drawing, Design for a Console and Escutcheon, 1763

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1763 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is charcoal, brush and dark brown, gray-brown watercolor on 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

19.3 x 16 cm (7 5/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ink: Siamo giunti nell età dell’ caos tutto è nella confusione – cio devina, in alcuni er la mancanza del Lune della . vera religion, in alti per (r is amended over 1) La mala osservanza di . questa. / del 1763 / Del cavre Filippo Marchionni

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Drawing, Design for a Console and Escutcheon, 1763; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; charcoal, brush and dark brown, gray-brown watercolor on laid paper; 19.3 x 16 cm (7 5/8 x 6 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-679

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