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Drawing, Design for the organ case of S. Gregorio in Bologna, ca. 1730

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giovanni Battista Natali. It is dated ca. 1730 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is incised lines, pen and brown ink, yellow and brown washes, red chalk on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

34 × 26.6 cm (13 3/8 × 10 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Reverse, center, in 18th-century pen and brown ink: Organo di S. Gregrio / di Bologna disegno di / Gio. Ba. Natali; at lower left in different writing: A45

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the organ case of S. Gregorio in Bologna, ca. 1730; Designed by Giovanni Battista Natali III (Italian, 1698 - 1765); Italy; incised lines, pen and brown ink, yellow and brown washes, red chalk on paper; 34 × 26.6 cm (13 3/8 × 10 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4409

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