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Drawing, Elevation of a Town Square Showing Facade of the Theater

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, with sepia, blue, and gray washes on white 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

H x W: 17.7 × 27.5 cm (6 15/16 × 10 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower center: "Gent" Lower right: "Pin Bar 193 229"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a Town Square Showing Facade of the Theater; Designed by Cesare Recanatini (Italian, 1823–1893); Italy; pen and ink, with sepia, blue, and gray washes on white paper; H x W: 17.7 × 27.5 cm (6 15/16 × 10 13/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1429

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