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Drawing, Design for a Frieze, 1600–1625

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1600–1625 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is charcoal, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Drawing, Grotesque Panel, 1570–1600
  • black chalk, pen and ink, brown, gray wash on paper..
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-2438
  • Drawing, Vases and Urns, 1770
  • pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on laid paper.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1911-28-53

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.9 × 6.8 cm (7 1/16 × 2 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Frieze, 1600–1625; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; charcoal, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 17.9 × 6.8 cm (7 1/16 × 2 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1219

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