Drawing, Stage Design, Fortress
This is a Drawing. It was 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: 12.2 × 18.1 cm (4 13/16 × 7 1/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed, verso: 1 Atrio di un antico Monastero [Vestibule of an old monastery] / 2 Antico Tempio Egiziano / ridotta a Cantina (Ancient Egyptian temple used for wine store/cellar) / 3 Cantina (Cellar/wine store) / 4 Scala di un monastero (Staircase of a monastery)
Cite this object as
Drawing, Stage Design, Fortress; After Alessandro Sanquirico (Italian, 1777 - 1849); Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926), Edward Brandegee, Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee (American, 1871–1956); Italy; pen and sepia ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 12.2 × 18.1 cm (4 13/16 × 7 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-294