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Drawing, Stage Design, Tomb in a Cave, early 19th century

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Romolo Achille Liverani and after Alessandro Sanquirico. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and sepia ink, brush and wash on 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

H x W: 16.7 × 20.8 cm (6 9/16 × 8 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, verso: Muntovosa

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design, Tomb in a Cave, early 19th century; Designed by Romolo Achille Liverani (Italian, 1809 - 1872); Italy; pen and sepia ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 16.7 × 20.8 cm (6 9/16 × 8 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-299

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