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Drawing, Palace Façade with Cartouche, mid- 18th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on 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

43.6 × 53.6 cm (17 3/16 × 21 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, within entablature at lower center: 1750; in graphite, lower right: Natali; in pen and brown ink, verso: Gio. Batta. Natali

Cite this object as

Drawing, Palace Façade with Cartouche, mid- 18th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on laid paper; 43.6 × 53.6 cm (17 3/16 × 21 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-26

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