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Drawing, The Love of Helen and Paris

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1813–18 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash 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

21.8 × 15.4 cm (8 9/16 × 6 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed: 55, Ziro de Parigi, Miremi Parigi.

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Love of Helen and Paris; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper; 21.8 × 15.4 cm (8 9/16 × 6 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3523

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