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Drawing, Competition Design for La Fenice, Venice: Ground Plan, 1788

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1788 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor on two sheets of white laid paper, laid down on blue paper with added border of blue paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

97.8 x 62.8 cm (38 1/2 x 24 3/4 in. )

It is inscribed

In black ink, lower right: PIAN TERRENO T I; lower left, scale (in Venetian feet).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Competition Design for La Fenice, Venice: Ground Plan, 1788; Previously owned by Edward Brandegee ; Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor on two sheets of white laid paper, laid down on blue paper with added border of blue paper; 97.8 x 62.8 cm (38 1/2 x 24 3/4 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-117

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