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Drawing, Pianta del Teatro Reale di Napoli Denominato di San Carlo [Ground Plan of the San Carlo Theater, Naples], late 18th–early 19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash 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

22.5 x 47 cm (8 7/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Heawood 2845 (ca. 1802)

It is inscribed

Pen and brown ink "Pianta del Teatro / Reale di Napoli / Denominato di / S. Carlo" Addition by a later hand in pen and black ink: "costruito nel / 1737" Scale in lower margin.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Pianta del Teatro Reale di Napoli Denominato di San Carlo [Ground Plan of the San Carlo Theater, Naples], late 18th–early 19th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on laid paper; 22.5 x 47 cm (8 7/8 x 18 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-97

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