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Drawing, Design for the Decoration of a Frieze, 1750–75

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1750–75 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash 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

H x W: 8.5 x 41.3 cm (3 3/8 x 16 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Decoration of a Frieze, 1750–75; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper; H x W: 8.5 x 41.3 cm (3 3/8 x 16 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-506

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