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Drawing, Four Statues in Niches: Music, Architecture, Painting, and Sculpture; Study of Bacchus and Mercury, 1816

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1816 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

20.4 x 42.3 cm (8 1/16 x 16 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed: Musica euterpe; Architettura; Faenza; Bacco; 1816; pittura; scoltura

Cite this object as

Drawing, Four Statues in Niches: Music, Architecture, Painting, and Sculpture; Study of Bacchus and Mercury, 1816; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 20.4 x 42.3 cm (8 1/16 x 16 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3428

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