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1938

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Drawing, Six capitals of columns, one of a pillar, with alternative suggestions

This is a drawing. It was possibly by Filippo Marchionni. It is dated 1780–1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray watercolor, graphite on off-white laid 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

42.1 x 27.2 cm (16 9/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Six capitals of columns, one of a pillar, with alternative suggestions; Possibly by Filippo Marchionni (Italian, 1732–1805); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray watercolor, graphite on off-white laid paper; 42.1 x 27.2 cm (16 9/16 x 10 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4617

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