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1938

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Drawing, Ceiling of a Bedroom

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1820–23 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and dark brown ink, brush and watercolors with black, red, violet and blue washes over traces of graphite 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

30.2 x 26.5 cm (11 7/8 x 10 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermarks: includes parts of letters of watermarks probably "D CB"

It is inscribed

"camera da letto."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ceiling of a Bedroom; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and dark brown ink, brush and watercolors with black, red, violet and blue washes over traces of graphite on paper.; 30.2 x 26.5 cm (11 7/8 x 10 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3064

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