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Drawing, Design for a Bishop's Catafalque

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Domenico Antonio Vaccaro. It is dated 1710–40 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and wash on two pieces of paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

71.3 x 27.9 cm (28 1/16 x 11 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: A circle with a running stag (?) or horse; above P

It is signed

Signed in pen and ink, lower center: Dorn Ant. Vaccaro nip

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Bishop's Catafalque; Designed by Domenico Antonio Vaccaro (Italian, 1678–1745); Italy; black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and wash on two pieces of paper; 71.3 x 27.9 cm (28 1/16 x 11 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1370

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