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Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of Gothic Chapel, 1831

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1831 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: 16.2 × 20.8 cm (6 3/8 × 8 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, verso: Galleria nel Opera Adelayde e Comminghio Atto primo: Sanquirico alla scala io purevi lavorai (Gallery in Opera Adelaide and Comminghio Act 1: Sanquirico at the Scala (theatre at Milan designed it) I also worked there)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of Gothic Chapel, 1831; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and sepia ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 16.2 × 20.8 cm (6 3/8 × 8 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-268

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