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Drawing, Design for a Lunette with Allegory of Sculpture

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1812–13 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk, traces of graphite on 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

18.5 x 28.4 cm (7 5/16 x 11 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Caption on top in black chalk: "scultura"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Lunette with Allegory of Sculpture; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk, traces of graphite on laid paper; 18.5 x 28.4 cm (7 5/16 x 11 3/16 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1656

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