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Drawing, Theater Design for a Dining Room

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Francesco Nicoletti. It is dated before 1776 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is pen and black, brown ink, brush and light brown wash, rose watercolor on white laid paper, mounted on blue-green board with gold ruled lines. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Friends of Drawings and Prints Fund.

  • Drawing, View of Masquerade Ball
  • pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor on laid paper.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1911-28-39

Its dimensions are

30.5 x 34 cm (12 x 13 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Theater Design for a Dining Room; Designed by Francesco Nicoletti (1728 – 1776); Italy; pen and black, brown ink, brush and light brown wash, rose watercolor on white laid paper, mounted on blue-green board with gold ruled lines; 30.5 x 34 cm (12 x 13 3/8 in.); Museum purchase from Friends of Drawings and Prints Fund; 1975-42-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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