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Drawing, Atrium and Staircase in Classical Style, ca. 1825

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1825 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is black chalk 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

31.8 x 44.9 cm (12 1/2 x 17 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: escutcheon with lily above crown

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ink, above left: 15

Cite this object as

Drawing, Atrium and Staircase in Classical Style, ca. 1825; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; black chalk on laid paper; 31.8 x 44.9 cm (12 1/2 x 17 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7465

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