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Drawing, Elevation of a Royal Catafalque

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Luca Arinelli. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

39.4 × 25.4 cm (15 1/2 × 10 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and ink, lower right: Luca Arinelli Sr.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, lower margin: Scala di palmi 40 Napolitani

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a Royal Catafalque; Designed by Luca Arinelli (Italian, active 1770); Italy; pen and ink, brush and wash on paper; 39.4 × 25.4 cm (15 1/2 × 10 in.); 1976-106-1

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