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Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of Oriental Palace, 1828

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1828 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and sepia ink, brush and wash 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

H x W: 20.9 × 28.8 cm (8 1/4 × 11 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, verso: Magnifica via con diverse porte che conducano Fuori di citta. Ballo Gengis Kan. Atto 7. (Marvelous roads with various bridges, which lead outside the town. Ballet Genghis Khan)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of Oriental Palace, 1828; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and sepia ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 20.9 × 28.8 cm (8 1/4 × 11 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-260

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