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Drawing, Decoration of an Arched Portal

This is a Drawing. It was created by Carlo Marchionni. It is dated 1750–55 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, black crayon, brush and gray watercolor 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.

Its dimensions are

16.9 x 32.9 cm (6 5/8 x 12 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strasburg lily below; beehive and C & I HONIG

Cite this object as

Drawing, Decoration of an Arched Portal; Carlo Marchionni (Italian, 1702–1786); Italy; graphite, black crayon, brush and gray watercolor on laid paper; 16.9 x 32.9 cm (6 5/8 x 12 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1373

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