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Drawing, Decorative Motifs, Three Designs for Fountains, ca. 1840

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and bistre, gray watercolor, 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

H x W: 20.8 × 32.2 cm (8 3/16 × 12 11/16 in.)

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Drawing, Decorative Motifs, Three Designs for Fountains, ca. 1840; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and bistre, gray watercolor, graphite on paper; H x W: 20.8 × 32.2 cm (8 3/16 × 12 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-513

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