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Drawing, Competition Design for La Fenice, Venice: Plan of Upper Floor of the Theater, 1788

This is a Drawing. It was architect: D. Cerato and co-designed by D. Danieletti. It is dated 1788 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor, graphite on two sheets of white laid paper joined at center, 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

85.2 x 45.7 cm (33 9/16 x 18in.)

It is inscribed

In black ink, lower right: PIAN SUPERIORE TˆII; lower left, scale measurement (in Venetian feet)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Competition Design for La Fenice, Venice: Plan of Upper Floor of the Theater, 1788; Architect: D. Cerato (Italian); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor, graphite on two sheets of white laid paper joined at center, laid down on blue paper with added border of blue paper; 85.2 x 45.7 cm (33 9/16 x 18in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-118

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