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Drawing, Head of a dolphin, ca. 1775

This is a Drawing. It was created by Filippo Marchionni. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and gray watercolor on 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

16.5 x 22.5 cm (6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

At right, pen and ink: 138 180 193 226

Cite this object as

Drawing, Head of a dolphin, ca. 1775; Filippo Marchionni (Italian, 1732–1805); Italy; pen and ink, brush and gray watercolor on paper; 16.5 x 22.5 cm (6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2096

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