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Drawing, Design for One Quarter of a Ceiling

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1800–1823 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, traces of graphite on light green 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

20 x 15.3 cm (7 7/8 x 6 in.)

It is inscribed

On verso: Eminenza Reverendissima/ Il Canonico Don Andrea Mancini del Aquila avendo aquistato alcuni quadretti desidera portarli alla/ Sua Patria onde suplia L'Eminenza Vostra/ volerli concedere la necesaria licenza/ e questi quadri sono...

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Drawing, Design for One Quarter of a Ceiling; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, traces of graphite on light green paper.; 20 x 15.3 cm (7 7/8 x 6 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1660

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