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Drawing, Zeus Deciding on the Destiny of Troy, Palazzo Gessi, Faenza

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1813 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, graphite on light blue 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

37.6 x 31.3 cm (14 13/16 x 12 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in double circle above A F C

It is inscribed

Inscribed: Concilio generale delli dei Giove decide del destino di Troia.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Zeus Deciding on the Destiny of Troy, Palazzo Gessi, Faenza; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink, graphite on light blue paper; 37.6 x 31.3 cm (14 13/16 x 12 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1640

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