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Drawing, Decoration of Facade of Building Dedicated to Music, 1800–1825

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1800–1825 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink over traces of graphite on laid 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

29.5 x 52.1 cm (11 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: simple escutcheon with beehive

Cite this object as

Drawing, Decoration of Facade of Building Dedicated to Music, 1800–1825; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink over traces of graphite on laid paper; 29.5 x 52.1 cm (11 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3086

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