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Drawing, Painted Decoration of a Wall

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1830–50 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Various Donors. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

  • Drawing, Wall Decoration
  • pen and ink, brush and wash, watercolor, graphite on white laid paper, laid....
  • Gift of Unknown Donor.
  • 1980-32-1431

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 13.8 × 10.3 cm (5 7/16 × 4 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Painted Decoration of a Wall; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); England; graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 13.8 × 10.3 cm (5 7/16 × 4 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1537

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