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Drawing, View of a Monastery Receiving Visit from Great People, 1770–86

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1770–86 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is black chalk, brush and gray-black watercolor on cream 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

H x W: 34.2 x 51.3 cm (13 7/16 x 20 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

watermark: IV

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Drawing, View of a Monastery Receiving Visit from Great People, 1770–86; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; black chalk, brush and gray-black watercolor on cream laid paper; H x W: 34.2 x 51.3 cm (13 7/16 x 20 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-488

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