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Drawing, Design for a Ceiling Painting on Theme of Olympus

This is a drawing. It was possibly by Francesco Manno and Antonio Manno. It is dated 1780–90 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is brush and black and gray gouche, pen and black ink, black chalk, white gouache 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

29.6 x 25.5 cm (11 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Ceiling Painting on Theme of Olympus; Possibly by Antonio Manno (Italian, 1752 - 1831), Francesco Manno (Italian, 1754 - 1831); Italy; brush and black and gray gouche, pen and black ink, black chalk, white gouache on paper; 29.6 x 25.5 cm (11 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6497

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