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Drawing, Women Riding Sea Centaurs, Villa Aldini, Montmorency, France

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1813 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and dark brown ink, brush and brown wash over black chalk with traces of graphite on laid paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

25.1 x 40.8 cm (9 7/8 x 16 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso: "Delle/ Revoluzioni/ D'italia/ libri venti quattro/Di Carlo Denina/ colonne terzo/ torino/ apresso li/ fratelli/ Revcendis/."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Women Riding Sea Centaurs, Villa Aldini, Montmorency, France; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and dark brown ink, brush and brown wash over black chalk with traces of graphite on laid paper.; 25.1 x 40.8 cm (9 7/8 x 16 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1178

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