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Drawing, Sheet from a Sketchbook: Minerva Orders Ulysses to Make Peace with the Suitors of Penelope (Minerva induce Ulisse alla pace con i Proci)

This is a Drawing. It was created by Felice Giani. It is dated before 1805 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, traces of graphite on cream laid 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

18.4 x 24.3 cm (7 1/4 x 9 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Below image in pen and brown ink over graphite: Minerva ordina a' Vlisse la pace onc li Proci. Verso: a rectangle outlined in graphite.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sheet from a Sketchbook: Minerva Orders Ulysses to Make Peace with the Suitors of Penelope (Minerva induce Ulisse alla pace con i Proci); Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 18.4 x 24.3 cm (7 1/4 x 9 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3343

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