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Drawing, Design for an Illusionistic Wall Decoration, with a King Accompanied by Soliders, 1703

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Gaetano Lazzara. It is dated 1703 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on white 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

38.6 x 23.2 cm (15 3/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: Gaetano Lazzara Arch [tto] 1703

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Illusionistic Wall Decoration, with a King Accompanied by Soliders, 1703; Designed by Gaetano Lazzara (Italian, d. ca. 1730); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on white laid paper; 38.6 x 23.2 cm (15 3/16 x 9 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3348

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