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1938

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Ceiling Design, ca. 1760–89

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1760–89 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite on off-white 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

22.5 x 20 cm (8 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: 63

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite by the artist with a color key.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ceiling Design, ca. 1760–89; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; graphite on off-white laid paper; 22.5 x 20 cm (8 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6825

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