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Drawing, Study for the Painting Pastoral Journey, Figures and Cattle in a Landscape

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. It is dated ca. 1633 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pen and brown ink on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

17.8 x 28.7 cm (7 x 11 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, on old mount: Il Grechetto

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for the Painting Pastoral Journey, Figures and Cattle in a Landscape; Designed by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1664); Italy; pen and brown ink on off-white laid paper; 17.8 x 28.7 cm (7 x 11 5/16 in.); Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-66-15

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