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1938

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Drawing, Stage Curtain Design: Parnassus with Apollo and the Muses

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1812 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink brown, brush with wateroclor wash over black chalk and traces of graphite on 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

18.6 x 19 cm (7 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Curtain Design: Parnassus with Apollo and the Muses; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink brown, brush with wateroclor wash over black chalk and traces of graphite on laid paper.; 18.6 x 19 cm (7 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-91

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