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Drawing, A Candlestick with Four Branches

This is a Drawing. It was created by Luigi Righetti. It is dated early 19th century 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.

This object was donated by Various Donors. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 51.1 × 24.9 cm (20 1/8 × 9 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Below is the plan of the pedestal with two alternative suggestions, and the scale “Scala di Palmi [corrected] 3 ½ Romani”

Cite this object as

Drawing, A Candlestick with Four Branches; Luigi Righetti (Italian, 1780 - 1819); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 51.1 × 24.9 cm (20 1/8 × 9 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-96

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