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Drawing, Design for Candelabrum Motif and Strapwork Escutcheon

This is a Drawing. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, black chalk, brush and violet watercolor on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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Drawing, Design for Candelabrum Motif and Strapwork Escutcheon; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, black chalk, brush and violet watercolor on off-white laid paper; 1938-88-2923

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Fragile Beasts.

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