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Drawing, Landscape with ruined buildings

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1827 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and grey wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Milton I. D. Einstein. It is credited Gift of Milton Einstein.

Its dimensions are

18.8 × 25.9 cm (7 3/8 × 10 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed on a stone in right foreground, in pen and ink: Aug: Sp[?]c[?] / 1827

Cite this object as

Drawing, Landscape with ruined buildings; Germany; pen and ink, brush and grey wash on paper; 18.8 × 25.9 cm (7 3/8 × 10 3/16 in.); Gift of Milton Einstein; 1959-49-233

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