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Drawing, Thetis observing Vulcan fabricating the arms of Achilles

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. We acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink with brown wash (iron gall ink). 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

18.3 x 18.4 cm (7 3/16 x 7 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pencil square, the sides which are divided into six parts, each numbered with a figure 1-6 written with ink: "Volcano" "fabrica li fulmini/ per Giove"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Thetis observing Vulcan fabricating the arms of Achilles; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink with brown wash (iron gall ink); 18.3 x 18.4 cm (7 3/16 x 7 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3481

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