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Drawing, Copy of Competition Design by Vanvitelli for the Facade of S. Giovanni in Laterano, 1763, after a drawing of 1732

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Unknown and after Luigi Vanvitelli. It is dated 1763, after a drawing of 1732 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and grey wash over graphite on 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

Sheet: 45.7 x 62.4 cm (18 x 24 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

'Idea della Facciata per S. Giovanni in Laterano del Vanvitelli da me disegnata nel 1763."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Copy of Competition Design by Vanvitelli for the Facade of S. Giovanni in Laterano, 1763, after a drawing of 1732; Architect: Unknown (Italian); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and grey wash over graphite on laid paper; Sheet: 45.7 x 62.4 cm (18 x 24 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7445

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