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1938

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Drawing, Decorated Ceiling and Wall

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1800–1823 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and dark brown ink over traces of graphite on blue 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

18.1 x 24.6 cm (7 1/8 x 9 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: ANTONIO FORNARI FABRIANO

Cite this object as

Drawing, Decorated Ceiling and Wall; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and dark brown ink over traces of graphite on blue laid paper; 18.1 x 24.6 cm (7 1/8 x 9 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7707

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