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Drawing, Theatro Filarmonico (Philharmonic Theater) of the Accademia Filarmonica (Philharmonic Academy), Auditorium and Main Entrance Elevation, Verona, Italy, 1715–20

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean-Joseph Chamant and after Francesco Galli Bibiena. It is dated 1715–20 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on white laid paper, laid down . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 57.2 × 40.5 cm (22 1/2 × 15 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: Francesco Bibiena Archt: Inventore + Giuseppe

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: Pianta del auditorio nel Teatro di Verona; various inscriptions in pen and black ink throughout. [....che fomia da V a X La larghessa della prima Strada m[isura] P[iedi] 4.62 da X a V. La seconda misura P[iedi] 4.42/ ogui strada un oncia e messa c

Cite this object as

Drawing, Theatro Filarmonico (Philharmonic Theater) of the Accademia Filarmonica (Philharmonic Academy), Auditorium and Main Entrance Elevation, Verona, Italy, 1715–20; Designed by Jean-Joseph Chamant (French, 1699–1768); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on white laid paper, laid down ; H x W: 57.2 × 40.5 cm (22 1/2 × 15 15/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1413

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