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Drawing, Allegorical Figures of Fire and Air, ca. 1800

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink (iron gall ink), traces of graphite on off white 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

In pencil, top right: Foco (fire) In pencil, bottom right: Aria (Air)

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Drawing, Allegorical Figures of Fire and Air, ca. 1800; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink (iron gall ink), traces of graphite on off white laid paper; Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-946

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