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Drawing, Design for Stage Curtain: Temple of Fame

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1815 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on off-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

27.5 x 27.6 cm (10 13/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscription in pen and brown ink, lower center: Teatro delle muse

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Stage Curtain: Temple of Fame; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on off-white laid paper; 27.5 x 27.6 cm (10 13/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3184

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