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Drawing, Six capitals of pillars, with alternative suggestions, 1780–1800

This is a Drawing. It was created by Filippo Marchionni. It is dated 1780–1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and brown, gray wash, traces of graphite on off-white 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

42.5 x 28.3 cm (16 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, upper right corner: 109; 104

Cite this object as

Drawing, Six capitals of pillars, with alternative suggestions, 1780–1800; Filippo Marchionni (Italian, 1732–1805); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and brown, gray wash, traces of graphite on off-white laid paper; 42.5 x 28.3 cm (16 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4610

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