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Drawing, Stage Design for the Opera "La Straniera"

This is a drawing. It was designed by Romolo Achille Liverani and after Alessandro Sanquirico. It is dated early 19th century 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: 18.1 × 24.4 cm (7 1/8 × 9 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, verso: Luogo remoto ove è posta la capanna / della Straniera ombreggiata da / piante silvestri. Di prospetti s'inna / nziano alcune rupi à piedi delle quale è il lago. Opera la Straniera (Hidden place where the hut of "The Foreign Woman" is situated amongst shrubs. On the sides rocks point out, beneath them a lake. Opera "The Foreign Woman")

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design for the Opera "La Straniera"; Designed by Romolo Achille Liverani (Italian, 1809 - 1872); Italy; pen and sepia ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 18.1 × 24.4 cm (7 1/8 × 9 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-271

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