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Sketchbook Folio, The Facade of Modena Cath

This is a Sketchbook folio. It was created by Felice Giani. We acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brown wash, over traces of black chalk on white 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

21.8 x 15.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

in pen and brown ink: Modena. On verso at lower margin: Lodovico Caracci Bologna

Cite this object as

Sketchbook Folio, The Facade of Modena Cath; Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brown wash, over traces of black chalk on white laid paper; 21.8 x 15.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3491

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