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Drawing, Ceiling in Hadrian's Villa, near Tivoli, 1820–40

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Luigi Rossini. It is dated 1820–40 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, gold paint, black chalk 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

27.8 x 29.5 cm (10 15/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

watermark: IV

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ceiling in Hadrian's Villa, near Tivoli, 1820–40; Designed by Luigi Rossini (Italian, 1790 – 1857); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, gold paint, black chalk on paper; 27.8 x 29.5 cm (10 15/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4395

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