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Drawing, Design for a Monument to Emperor Charles VI of Naples, ca. 1735

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Baldassare De Caro. It is dated ca. 1735 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and black wash, black chalk on cream laid 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

41.7 x 27.2 cm (16 7/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue pencil, upper right corner: 23; in pen and black ink, in 18th century hand, verso: Baldassare de Caro

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Monument to Emperor Charles VI of Naples, ca. 1735; Designed by Baldassare De Caro (Italian, active early 18th century); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and black wash, black chalk on cream laid paper; 41.7 x 27.2 cm (16 7/16 x 10 11/16 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2996

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