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Drawing, Design for the East Portal, Grand Gallery, Villa Albani, Rome, Italy, ca. 1755

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1755 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown, gray wash, graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor and Carey Gibbons. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

40.5 x 19.3 cm (15 15/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the East Portal, Grand Gallery, Villa Albani, Rome, Italy, ca. 1755; Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown, gray wash, graphite on cream laid paper; 40.5 x 19.3 cm (15 15/16 x 7 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-486

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