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Drawing, Design for a Reliquary, 1675–1700

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Francesco Solimena. It is dated 1675–1700 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is brush and blue wash, pen and brown ink, black chalk on 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

34.1 x 16.7 cm (13 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, in the receptacle: Solimenus / fecit; lower right: D. 2; verso upper edge: Solimena

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Reliquary, 1675–1700; Attributed to Francesco Solimena (Italian, 1657–1747); Italy; brush and blue wash, pen and brown ink, black chalk on paper; 34.1 x 16.7 cm (13 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2571

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