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Drawing, Elevation of the Teatro Vaccai, Tolentino, Italy, 1790

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1790 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on 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

30.4 x 43.2 cm (11 15/16 x 17 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: D C BLAUW

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, across the lower margin of elevation: PERMISSU. AUSPICIOQUE. PHILIPPI. CARDINALIS. CARANDINI. OPTIMI. REGIMINIS. PRAEFECTI. / HONESTO. POPULI. OBLECTAMENTO. THEATRUM. AERE. PUBLICO. ECITATUM. EST. ANNO. MDCCXC

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of the Teatro Vaccai, Tolentino, Italy, 1790; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on laid paper; 30.4 x 43.2 cm (11 15/16 x 17 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3739

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