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Drawing, Elevation of a Reliquary Cross, 1815–40

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Pietro Belli. It is dated 1815–40 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and ochre and black watercolor, graphite 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

60.2 × 25.5 cm (23 11/16 × 10 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a Reliquary Cross, 1815–40; Designed by Pietro Belli (Italian, 1780–1828); Italy; pen and ink, brush and ochre and black watercolor, graphite on paper; 60.2 × 25.5 cm (23 11/16 × 10 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-570

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