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Drawing, Sepulchral Monument for Leonida Spada, 1815

This is a Drawing. It was created by Felice Giani. It is dated 1815 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brown wash, graphite on white laid 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 x 25.4cm (7 1/2 x 10in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink over graphite, on sarcophagus: ILVSTRE LEONIDA SPADA 1815; on base of monument: LAMICITIA PATRIA

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sepulchral Monument for Leonida Spada, 1815; Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brown wash, graphite on white laid paper; 19 x 25.4cm (7 1/2 x 10in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2864

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

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