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Drawing, Clement XI Vesting His Niece as Nun

This is a drawing. It was follower of Francesco Solimena. It is dated ca. 1700 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is brush and wash, pen and ink 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.

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Drawing, Clement XI Vesting His Niece as Nun; Follower of Francesco Solimena (Italian, 1657–1747); Italy; brush and wash, pen and ink on paper.; Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7275

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