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Print, Design for an Altar, plate 2 of "Nuove Inventioni d'Ornament..."

This is a Print. It was designed by Filippo Passarini. It is dated 1698 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

Mat: 45.8 x 35.5 cm (18 1/16 in. x 14 in.) 36.7 x 29.3 cm (14 7/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower right: Phi[…] Passarini In:&: S: N

Cite this object as

Print, Design for an Altar, plate 2 of "Nuove Inventioni d'Ornament..."; Designed by Filippo Passarini (1636–1698); Italy; engraving on laid paper; Mat: 45.8 x 35.5 cm (18 1/16 in. x 14 in.) 36.7 x 29.3 cm (14 7/16 x 11 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1960-182-1

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