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Drawing, Capricorn, Lunette for Ceiling of the Sala Ottagonale, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza, 1804–05

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1804–05 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and light brown wash over graphite on white 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

13.9 x 20.9 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.) matted w/ -1188 Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

In graphite: squared off at sides 1-4 and at top and bottom 1-8 with light source symbol at middle left

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Drawing, Capricorn, Lunette for Ceiling of the Sala Ottagonale, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza, 1804–05; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and light brown wash over graphite on white laid paper; 13.9 x 20.9 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.) matted w/ -1188 Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1182

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