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Drawing, Design for a Mantelpiece, late 16th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated late 16th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and black wash, black chalk on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

24.5 x 20.8 cm (9 5/8 x 8 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: two crossed arrows ending in small knobs, traces of a star [?]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Mantelpiece, late 16th century; Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and black wash, black chalk on cream paper; 24.5 x 20.8 cm (9 5/8 x 8 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6412

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