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Drawing, Lunette with Allegory of Painting

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 greyish-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

15.5 x 28.5 cm (6 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Caption as -1677: Pittura

Cite this object as

Drawing, Lunette with Allegory of Painting; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and greyish-brown wash, black chalk, traces of graphite on laid paper.; 15.5 x 28.5 cm (6 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1678

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