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Drawing, Design for a Pendant with Cross, ca. 1740

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Girolamo Venturi. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and sepia, green watercolor 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

19.6 x 13.3 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed on verso, in ink: Girolamo Venturi Fece d'inuensione Per studio l'anno 1740.

It is inscribed

Verso, inscribed in ink: Girolamo Venturi Fece d'inuensione Per studio l'anno 1740.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Pendant with Cross, ca. 1740; Designed by Girolamo Venturi ; Italy; pen and ink, brush and sepia, green watercolor on paper; 19.6 x 13.3 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-989

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