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Drawing, Sepulchral Monument for Roman Cavina, Chiesa dell'Osservanza, Faenza, 1816

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1816 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over graphite on white heavy wove 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

19.7 x 26.2 cm (7 3/4 x 10 5/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, on sarcophagus: ROMANO CAVINA; on plinth: HUIC PIETA - FEDE MARITALE

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Drawing, Sepulchral Monument for Roman Cavina, Chiesa dell'Osservanza, Faenza, 1816; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over graphite on white heavy wove paper; 19.7 x 26.2 cm (7 3/4 x 10 5/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2473

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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