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Drawing, Study of a nude elderly man, Bacchus or one of his companions, 1660–70

This is a Drawing. It was created by Giovanni Battista Merano. It is dated 1660–70. Its medium is black, red crayon, brush and white heightening on blue-grey paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mary A. Peoli.

Its dimensions are

66.8 x 42.8 cm (26 5/16 x 16 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left: Foiano Baptista a Merano.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a nude elderly man, Bacchus or one of his companions, 1660–70; Giovanni Battista Merano (Italian, 1632 - 1698); Italy; black, red crayon, brush and white heightening on blue-grey paper; 66.8 x 42.8 cm (26 5/16 x 16 7/8 in.); 1896-16-14

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