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Drawing, Design for Stage Curtain: Hercules Receives Gifts from Nymphys after his Victory over the River God Achelous

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and bistre on paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Various Donors. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

27.1 x 24.3 cm (10 11/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark present

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Drawing, Design for Stage Curtain: Hercules Receives Gifts from Nymphys after his Victory over the River God Achelous; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and bistre on paper.; 27.1 x 24.3 cm (10 11/16 x 9 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-22

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