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Drawing, Design for a Panel with Portrait of a Nobleman, ca. 1750

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

37.8 x 27.9 cm (14 7/8 in. x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, verso: Fran di Mura

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Panel with Portrait of a Nobleman, ca. 1750; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; brush and gray wash, pen and black ink, black chalk on paper; 37.8 x 27.9 cm (14 7/8 in. x 11 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7068

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