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Drawing, Design for an Agraffe, ca. 1742

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Girolamo Venturi. It is dated ca. 1742 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and sepia 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

11.4 x 8.7 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed on verso, in ink: Go: V:i Feti 1742

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Agraffe, ca. 1742; Designed by Girolamo Venturi ; Italy; graphite, pen and ink, brush and sepia on paper; 11.4 x 8.7 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-990

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