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Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of High Gothic Hall with Ogival Arches, 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 × 28.4 cm (8 1/4 × 11 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, verso: Giardino nel Ballo Gengis Kan. Atto 1. [San]quirico inventò e fece al Teatro della Scala ed io purevi lavorai (Garden in the Ballet Genghis Khan. Act 1. Sanquirico invented and made it at the Scala Theatre and I also worked there)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of High Gothic Hall with Ogival Arches, 1828; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and sepia ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 20.9 × 28.4 cm (8 1/4 × 11 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-261

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