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Drawing, Putti in Four Octagons and Two Circles

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1810–20 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush with brown wash over black chalk with traces of graphite on off white 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

25.9 x 18.3 cm (10 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Escutcheon with a blacksmith's workshop, above, a crown.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Putti in Four Octagons and Two Circles; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush with brown wash over black chalk with traces of graphite on off white laid paper; 25.9 x 18.3 cm (10 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1277

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