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Drawing, Boy with Sphere, 18-19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated 18-19th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, chalk on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

It has the following markings

Signature visible on the upper right edge. Black ink stamp on the central left edge

Cite this object as

Drawing, Boy with Sphere, 18-19th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, chalk on paper; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1322

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