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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 black crayon, pen and ink, brush and sephia 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

10.5 x 8 cm (4 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed on verso, in ink: Go Vi No 50 Pe:d

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Agraffe, ca. 1742; Designed by Girolamo Venturi ; Italy; black crayon, pen and ink, brush and sephia on paper; 10.5 x 8 cm (4 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-991

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