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Drawing, Stage Design, Burial Chamber of Persian Kings

This is a drawing. It was designed by Romolo Achille Liverani and after Alessandro Sanquirico. 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: 20.8 × 28.5 cm (8 3/16 × 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, verso: Piazza di Isfaan. Ballo di Gengis Kan. Atto 5 idem

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Burial Chamber of Persian Kings; Designed by Romolo Achille Liverani (Italian, 1809 - 1872); Italy; pen and sepia ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 20.8 × 28.5 cm (8 3/16 × 11 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-262

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