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Drawing, Design for a Gilt Bronze Ornament

This is a drawing. It was created by Giovanni Battista Foggini. It is dated 1680–1700 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black and brown ink, brush and wash, white gouache, graphite on off-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

27.2 x 20.6 cm (10 11/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Gilt Bronze Ornament; Giovanni Battista Foggini (1652 – 1725); Italy; pen and black and brown ink, brush and wash, white gouache, graphite on off-white laid paper; 27.2 x 20.6 cm (10 11/16 x 8 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2563

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