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1943

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Album Page, Iron Gate and Balcony, Il Bargello, Florence, November 6–7, 1887

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated November 6–7, 1887 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on thick cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Greenough. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

24.8 x 21.6 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, at top right corner of sheet: (inscribed in circle) 82 / 95; top of drawing: the spikes are / made by splitting a piece / of iron in three pieces; below: the rope iron work / is curiously beaten / to roughly represent / braid -; Iron Gate in il Bargello; Florence Nov 6th & 7th 1887; (the round stones are / gilded) (the blue stones are / blue bits of / terra cotta?) / (Round bits are / gilded) (the green bits / are of terra cotta / glazed); The heads /should be / very childish; Part of Balcony lyin in the Bargello / Designed by Donatello - ; spaces around the shells / is filled in by gold mosaic -.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Iron Gate and Balcony, Il Bargello, Florence, November 6–7, 1887; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); Italy; brush and watercolor, graphite on thick cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 24.8 x 21.6 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-152

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