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Drawing, Design for a monument, ca. 1750

This is a Drawing. It was created by Corrado Giaquinto. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

26 x 19 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Written by the same hand as on the Marchionni drawings, in the pedestal: "Nel atrio della libraria;" at the left edge: "Disegno del Sigre Corrado Giaquinto Pittore per Sa Croce in Gierumsaleme di rome L'opera fu/ fatta con disegno e scoltura del Sigre Carlo Marchionni/ Architetto e scultore romano."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a monument, ca. 1750; Corrado Giaquinto (Italian, 1703 - 1765); Italy; black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and wash on paper; 26 x 19 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6522

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