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Drawing, Elevation of an Altar with Alternative Suggestions

This is a drawing. It was attributed to Francesco Solimena. It is dated ca. 1700–40 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown and blue wash on off-white laid paper, laid down . 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

26.5 x 23.2 cm (10 7/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of an Altar with Alternative Suggestions; Attributed to Francesco Solimena (Italian, 1657–1747); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown and blue wash on off-white laid paper, laid down ; 26.5 x 23.2 cm (10 7/16 x 9 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3569

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