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1938

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Drawing, Design for Ceiling with Triumph of Galatea

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown and black ink, brush with watercolor 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

30.9 x 28.1 cm (12 3/16 x 11 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

On verso: written with pencil not by Giani: "No. 10/ Due Pezzi di disegno [per] le stanze di ...i..."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Ceiling with Triumph of Galatea; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown and black ink, brush with watercolor over traces of graphite on paper; 30.9 x 28.1 cm (12 3/16 x 11 1/16 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3082

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