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Drawing, A Papal escutcheon, 1740–70

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1740–70 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is charcoal, pen and ink, brush and black 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

20.3 x 13 cm (8 in. x 5 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, A Papal escutcheon, 1740–70; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; charcoal, pen and ink, brush and black watercolor on paper; 20.3 x 13 cm (8 in. x 5 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2270

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