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Drawing, The marriage of Psyche and Cupid

This is a drawing. It was created by Felice Giani and manufactured by Felice Giani. It is dated 1795–1800 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and wash, black chalk on 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

Image: 13.5 x 17.8 cm (5 5/16 in. x 7 in.) Sheet: 26.3 x 32.8 cm (10 3/8 x 12 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

watermark: VB

It is inscribed

Incription in brown ink below: "Matrimonio de Psiche con amore."

Cite this object as

Drawing, The marriage of Psyche and Cupid; Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and wash, black chalk on paper.; Image: 13.5 x 17.8 cm (5 5/16 in. x 7 in.) Sheet: 26.3 x 32.8 cm (10 3/8 x 12 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3377

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