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Drawing, Study for Painting, Mount Olympus, 1750–60

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Vito D'Anna. It is dated 1750–60 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, white gouache on cream laid 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

45.6 x 27.1 cm (17 15/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso: Vito d'Anna

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Painting, Mount Olympus, 1750–60; Designed by Vito D'Anna ; Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, white gouache on cream laid paper; 45.6 x 27.1 cm (17 15/16 x 10 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7331

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