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Drawing, Twenty-Four Putti, Decoration for the Dinning Room, Villa Aldini, Montmorency, France

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1812–13 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash over black chalk 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

26 x 44.1 cm (10 1/4 x 17 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

In brown ink: Sala di pranzo dipinta nel Castello di Moransi di S. E. Aldini. "Cerere" repeated 7 times beneath figures 1, 3, 4, 10, 12, 15, 20.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Twenty-Four Putti, Decoration for the Dinning Room, Villa Aldini, Montmorency, France; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, brush and wash over black chalk on laid paper.; 26 x 44.1 cm (10 1/4 x 17 3/8 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1210

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