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Drawing, Eight Sacrificial Scenes

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1815 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and brown wash, red chalk on textured 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

39.2 x 25.5 cm (15 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In red chalk above center of each of four rows: 1Primavera/Imene 2 Estate feste/di cerere 3 autunno feste/du Bacco 4 inverno fes [t] e/delle vestali

Cite this object as

Drawing, Eight Sacrificial Scenes; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink, brush and brown wash, red chalk on textured laid paper; 39.2 x 25.5 cm (15 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1211

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