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Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of Gothic Building, early 19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite on 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

H x W: 19.1 × 25.3 cm (7 1/2 × 9 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ink, upper right: Si approva salvo le correzioni da farsi / nella tela dipinta. / Il Deputato / Agricola (Approved, except with corrections to be made with the painted canvas. The deputy Agricola); in graphite, lower margin: Sala nel castello di Walter con porta in fondo (Hall of castle of Walter with door in background); at bottom: Il pittore Baldini prega di osservare che domain mattina verra per la . . . (The painter Baldini begs to observe, that tomorrow morning he will come to see for the . . .; upper left: Ditemi se il fenestrone e necessario (Tell me if the window is necessary)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of Gothic Building, early 19th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; graphite on paper; H x W: 19.1 × 25.3 cm (7 1/2 × 9 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-442

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