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1938

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2019

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Drawing, Competition Design for La Fenice, Venice: Longitudinal Section, 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, graphite on cream laid 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

34 x 56.5 cm (13 3/8 x 22 1/4 in. )

It is inscribed

In pen and black ink on rose colored lower margin, center: "SPACCATO P IL LUNGO."; lower right corner: "T.^VI"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Competition Design for La Fenice, Venice: Longitudinal Section, 1788; Previously owned by Edward Brandegee ; Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor, graphite on cream laid paper; 34 x 56.5 cm (13 3/8 x 22 1/4 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-119

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