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Drawing, Vulcano forging the Thunderbolts of Jove, 1811

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1811 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.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink:Vulcano; fabrica li fulmini per Giove.

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Drawing, Vulcano forging the Thunderbolts of Jove, 1811; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3468

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