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Drawing, Stage Design: Proscenium and Palace Staircase, 1690–1710

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1690–1710 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray, brown wash on white 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

44.5 x 37.0 cm (17 1/2 x 14 9/16 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, on mounting sheet below image: Scale: in palmi Romani; and in pen and brown ink at upper right: 89; at lower right: 96.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Proscenium and Palace Staircase, 1690–1710; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray, brown wash on white laid paper; 44.5 x 37.0 cm (17 1/2 x 14 9/16 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-23

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