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Drawing, Three Putti with Tambourines and Trumpets, Design for Lunette of the Sala delle Muse, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican, 1775–1800

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1775–1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is black chalk and black crayon on heavy cream paper, squared for enlargement. 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.

  • Drawing (Italy)
  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, black chalk, graphite on....
  • 1938-88-3578

Its dimensions are

27.4 x 34.1 cm (10 13/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: BRACCIANO (the tops of letters are missing)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black chalk at lower right in a 20th c. hand: T. Conca / (23) 13

Cite this object as

Drawing, Three Putti with Tambourines and Trumpets, Design for Lunette of the Sala delle Muse, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican, 1775–1800; Previously owned by Edward Brandegee ; Italy; black chalk and black crayon on heavy cream paper, squared for enlargement; 27.4 x 34.1 cm (10 13/16 x 13 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7187

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