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Drawing, Four Ovals: Fortitude, Justice, Prudence, Temperance, 1803

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1803 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite 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

25.8 x 21.7 cm (10 3/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed at top below figure of fortitude: Forteza; below figure of justice: Giusticia; on bottom, below figure of prudence: Prudenza; below figure of temperance: Temperanza.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Four Ovals: Fortitude, Justice, Prudence, Temperance, 1803; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 25.8 x 21.7 cm (10 3/16 x 8 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3243

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