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Drawing, Stage Design, Seaport

This is a drawing. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on 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

H x W: 16.5 × 21.5 cm (6 1/2 × 8 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower margin: Gran Porto di Mare

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Seaport; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on laid paper; H x W: 16.5 × 21.5 cm (6 1/2 × 8 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-188

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