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Drawing, Project for an Oil Lamp with Alternative Suggestions, ca. 1780

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, brush and sepia, 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: 73.8 × 36.1 cm (29 1/16 × 14 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscription: La parta segnata con Lettera A fattura Zecchini 20. La parte segnata con lettra B Fattura Zecchini 40.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for an Oil Lamp with Alternative Suggestions, ca. 1780; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); graphite, brush and sepia, watercolor on paper; H x W: 73.8 × 36.1 cm (29 1/16 × 14 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-996

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