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Drawing, Entrance Gate to a Villa

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Valadier. It is dated 1775 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite, gray wash, partial ruled border in graphi support: cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

44.2 x 28.2 cm (17 3/8 x 11 1/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: similar to left part of Churchill 433

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink from lower center to lower right: Giuseppe Valadier Romano 1775

Cite this object as

Drawing, Entrance Gate to a Villa; Architect: Giuseppe Valadier (Italian, 1762–1839); Italy; graphite, gray wash, partial ruled border in graphi support: cream laid paper; 44.2 x 28.2 cm (17 3/8 x 11 1/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1000

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