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Drawing, Project for a Sepulcher Monument

This is a drawing. It is dated 1820–1830 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite on off-white laid 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

H x W: 19 × 16.4 cm (7 1/2 × 6 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: spread eagle over triple mount in circle

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for a Sepulcher Monument; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; graphite on off-white laid paper; H x W: 19 × 16.4 cm (7 1/2 × 6 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-226

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