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Drawing, Design for an Inkstand, late 18th century

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Bernardino Bison. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and wash 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: 26.5 × 17.9 cm (10 7/16 × 7 1/16 in.)

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Drawing, Design for an Inkstand, late 18th century; Designed by Giuseppe Bernardino Bison (Italian, 1762 - 1844); Italy; graphite, pen and ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 26.5 × 17.9 cm (10 7/16 × 7 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-988

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