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Drawing, Design for Snuff Box, Cardinal Consalvi, Papal Secratary of State to Pius VII, 1824

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1824 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor 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

H x W: 20 × 15.5 cm (7 7/8 × 6 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Upper left corner, in ink: soatola d’oro ornate di brillanti / lasciate dal card. Consalvi al Mo/znastero del Bambin Gesu / Gingo 1824

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Snuff Box, Cardinal Consalvi, Papal Secratary of State to Pius VII, 1824; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 20 × 15.5 cm (7 7/8 × 6 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-906

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