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Drawing, Two Friezes

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 bistre on 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

14.5 x 22 cm (5 11/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: at left, "1 fondo bocaro/ 2 ornati bianchi/ 3 putti coloriti." Below, "1 fondo bianco/ 2 linea verde/ [framing lines above and below] 3 meandro di Sacca/ 4 fiori tiuchini semi gialli." Verso: "Enea oserva li fatti di troia/ con Acatte nel tempio."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Friezes; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and bistre on paper; 14.5 x 22 cm (5 11/16 x 8 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1216

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