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Drawing, Stage Design: Atrium of a Villa

This is a Drawing. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and gray, blue watercolor, graphite on paper; verso: graphite. 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

13.7 × 20.1 cm (5 3/8 × 7 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Lower part of watermark: escutcheon with Strasburg lily

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: No. 51

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Atrium of a Villa; Italy; pen and ink, brush and gray, blue watercolor, graphite on paper; verso: graphite; 13.7 × 20.1 cm (5 3/8 × 7 15/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1436

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