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1938

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2015

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Drawing, Project for a Painted Oblong Ceiling, 1800–1815

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1800–1815 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash on paper, lined with white heavy textured paper with lithogrphed frame and geometric lines with pen and black ink over graphite. 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.

  • Drawing (Italy)
  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, black chalk, graphite on....
  • 1938-88-3578

Its dimensions are

24 x 15.9 cm (9 7/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

On verso of the support at lower margin in pen and ink: Enrico Tozzani

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for a Painted Oblong Ceiling, 1800–1815; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash on paper, lined with white heavy textured paper with lithogrphed frame and geometric lines with pen and black ink over graphite; 24 x 15.9 cm (9 7/16 x 6 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6615

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