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

This is a Drawing. It was created by Francesco de Mura. 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; Francesco de Mura (Italian, 1696 - 1782); 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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