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Drawing, Design for the Obelisk of St. Dominic, Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, Naples

This is a Drawing. It was created by Domenico Antonio Vaccaro. It is dated ca. 1737 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on cream 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

80.2 x 30.8 cm (31 9/16 x 12 1/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Watermark: Circle with running horse above P

It is signed

Signed in pen and brown ink at lower right: D Ant. Vaccaro m p

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink at upper center: Domenico Antonio Vaccaro

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Obelisk of St. Dominic, Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, Naples; Domenico Antonio Vaccaro (Italian, 1678–1745); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on cream laid paper; 80.2 x 30.8 cm (31 9/16 x 12 1/8 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-218

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