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1938

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2020

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Drawing, Theater Design: A Town Square, ca. 1719

This is a Drawing. It was created by Francesco Galli Bibiena. It is dated ca. 1719 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, blue, pale rose watercolor on white laid paper, lined. 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

28.7 x 42.4 cm (11 5/16 x 16 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Theater Design: A Town Square, ca. 1719; Francesco Galli Bibiena (Italian, 1659 - 1739); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, blue, pale rose watercolor on white laid paper, lined; 28.7 x 42.4 cm (11 5/16 x 16 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-50

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