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Print, Proofs for Four Plates of "Alfabeto in Sogno" [Dream Alphabet]: Letter E, 1683

This is a Print. It was created by Giuseppe Maria Mitelli. It is dated 1683 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is engraving, brush and watercolor, red crayon on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Innes Kane and purchased from Dr. William H. Schab. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

24.9 x 18.7 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: crowned escutcheon with 1-2-2-1 heads.

Cite this object as

Print, Proofs for Four Plates of "Alfabeto in Sogno" [Dream Alphabet]: Letter E, 1683; Giuseppe Maria Mitelli (1634 – 1718); Italy; engraving, brush and watercolor, red crayon on white laid paper; 24.9 x 18.7 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1944-24-8-a

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