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1943

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Album Page, Campanile of Palazzo Vecchio and Details of Ironwork, Florence, November 16, 1888

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated November 16, 1888 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

31.2 x 23.9 cm (12 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.), irregular

It has the following markings

Paper-maker's mark embossed in support (bottom right corner of sheet and upside down in relation to drawing): an oval with "J M P" in center, ornament above and a small banner that reads "BRISTOL" below.

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, top right corner: (inscribed in circle) 89 / 102. At bottom edge: Florence / Nov 16th 1888. At bottom right: Nov; at bottom left: scale .20 = 1m. Inscriptions about scale, clockwise from top right: .12; <.06 1/2>; cornice and / string courses on / palace; (no scale).

Cite this object as

Album Page, Campanile of Palazzo Vecchio and Details of Ironwork, Florence, November 16, 1888; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); Italy; brush and watercolor, graphite on thick cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 31.2 x 23.9 cm (12 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-159

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