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Drawing, Sagittarius, Lunette for Ceiling, Sala Ottagonale, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza

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 blue 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

14.8 x 21 cm (5 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.) matted w/ -1192 Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: Sagitario 3 autunno, superimposed over sagitario 2, in graphite: squared off in graphite, at sides 1-4 and at top and bottom 1-8 with light source symbol at middle right

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sagittarius, Lunette for Ceiling, Sala Ottagonale, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and light brown wash over graphite on blue laid paper; 14.8 x 21 cm (5 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.) matted w/ -1192 Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1193

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