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Drawing, Project for a Catafalque for the Funeral Service for Pope Pius VI in Forli, 1799

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1799 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash 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: 28.2 × 20.5 cm (11 1/8 × 8 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: a classical portrait bust below M

It is inscribed

In ink, at top: Funerale del Papa Brasc in Forli

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for a Catafalque for the Funeral Service for Pope Pius VI in Forli, 1799; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 28.2 × 20.5 cm (11 1/8 × 8 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-693

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