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Drawing, Design for a Frieze, 1800–1850

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1800–1850 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is 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.

  • 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

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 11.9 × 30.8 cm (4 11/16 × 12 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Paper watermarked: )(

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Frieze, 1800–1850; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 11.9 × 30.8 cm (4 11/16 × 12 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1252

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