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Drawing, Sheet from a Sketchbook: The Triumph of Silenus; Sacrifice to Bacchus

This is a drawing. It was created by Felice Giani. It is dated 1800–1810 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, traces of graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Various Donors. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

3.1 x 22.7 cm (12 5/8 x 8 15/16 in.

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in a crowned ovoid

It is inscribed

Below upper image, bottom center in pen and brown ink: Trionfo di Sileno Below lower image, bottom center in pen and brown ink: Feste -corrected over Festa "di Bacco"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sheet from a Sketchbook: The Triumph of Silenus; Sacrifice to Bacchus; Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 3.1 x 22.7 cm (12 5/8 x 8 15/16 in. ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3358

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