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Drawing, Water color; A Neapolitan watermelon shop

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Saverio della Gatta. It is dated 1828 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pen and black ink and yellow, red, blue, green, brown, gray water colors on wove paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

19.6 × 26 cm (7 11/16 × 10 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Gatta f. 1828

It is inscribed

Inscribed on mount: Il Melonaro Napolitano

Cite this object as

Drawing, Water color; A Neapolitan watermelon shop; Designed by Saverio della Gatta (Italian, 1777 - 1829); Italy; pen and black ink and yellow, red, blue, green, brown, gray water colors on wove paper.; 19.6 × 26 cm (7 11/16 × 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-73-1

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