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Drawing, Stage Curtain: Temple of Fame

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1815 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Various Donors. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

27.4 x 26.5 cm (10 13/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in the margin in brown ink over black chalk: Teatro delle Muse

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Curtain: Temple of Fame; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk on paper; 27.4 x 26.5 cm (10 13/16 x 10 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3181

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