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Drawing, Study for a Painted Wall Decoration: Two Putti beside a Vase with Flowers, ca. 1720

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1720 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and wash with brown ink and black chalk, on off-white paper, lined. 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

23.7 x 18.7 cm (9 5/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in lower right corner.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for a Painted Wall Decoration: Two Putti beside a Vase with Flowers, ca. 1720; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and wash with brown ink and black chalk, on off-white paper, lined; 23.7 x 18.7 cm (9 5/16 x 7 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7075

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