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1938

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2015

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Drawing, Elevation of the Facade of a Theater, Prague

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Cesare Recanatini. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and sepia, blue, green wash on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

19.6 × 26.4 cm (7 11/16 × 10 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, lower center: Prague

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of the Facade of a Theater, Prague; Designed by Cesare Recanatini (Italian, 1823–1893); Italy; pen and ink, brush and sepia, blue, green wash on cream paper; 19.6 × 26.4 cm (7 11/16 × 10 3/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1423

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