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Drawing, Design for a Brooch, mid- 19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and gray ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper; verso: brush and watercolor, graphite. 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

11.3 x 9.6 cm (4 7/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: 46

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Brooch, mid- 19th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and gray ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper; verso: brush and watercolor, graphite; 11.3 x 9.6 cm (4 7/16 x 3 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-763

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