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Drawing, Stage Design: Open Temple in a Garden, 1750–1800

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and black and brown wash, white gouache, charcoal 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

21.7 x 38.3 cm (8 9/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Illegible inscription on verso in pen and brown ink; a caricature head of a monk

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Open Temple in a Garden, 1750–1800; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and black and brown wash, white gouache, charcoal on paper; 21.7 x 38.3 cm (8 9/16 x 15 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4525

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