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Drawing, Design for a Surtout de Table, for State Porcelain Service of Ismail, Khedive of Egypt, 1873–76

This is a Drawing. It was created by Gaetano Lodi and manufactured by Manifattura Ginori. It is dated 1873–76 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, gold paint, black ink and wash, traces of graphite or black chalk on heavy tan wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Levy-Hermanos Foundation, Inc. and Henry W. Safran Foundation, Inc. and from Friends of Drawings and Prints and Drawings and Prints Council Funds.

Its dimensions are

59.5 x 49.2 cm (23 7/16 x 19 3/8 in. ), irregular

It is signed

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: Prof Gaetano ["Lodi" is cut off]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Surtout de Table, for State Porcelain Service of Ismail, Khedive of Egypt, 1873–76; Gaetano Lodi (Italian, 1830 – 1886); brush and watercolor, gouache, gold paint, black ink and wash, traces of graphite or black chalk on heavy tan wove paper; 59.5 x 49.2 cm (23 7/16 x 19 3/8 in. ), irregular; Museum purchase through gift of Levy-Hermanos Foundation, Inc. and Henry W. Safran Foundation, Inc. and from Friends of Drawings and Prints and Drawings and Prints Council Funds; 2000-8-1

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