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Drawing, Decorative Project with Octagonal Representation of Summer

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

12.2 x 13 cm (4 13/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen on verso: appunti frammentari per una 'camera da pranzo' con le storie di Paride e Ettore

Cite this object as

Drawing, Decorative Project with Octagonal Representation of Summer; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper; 12.2 x 13 cm (4 13/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3219

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