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Drawing, Stage Design of a Prison Interior

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Michelangelo Fasano. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray-blue wash over black chalk on laid paper, lined. 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

26.6 x 39.6 cm (10 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Pen and brown ink at lower left: Miche+lo / Fasano / Fecit

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design of a Prison Interior; Designed by Michelangelo Fasano (Italian, active 18th century); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray-blue wash over black chalk on laid paper, lined; 26.6 x 39.6 cm (10 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-35

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