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Drawing, Water color; Performers of a Commedia dell'Arte

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Saverio della Gatta. It is dated 1827 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pen and black ink and water colors on 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

11.8 × 18.1 cm (4 5/8 × 7 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Gatta

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Drawing, Water color; Performers of a Commedia dell'Arte; Designed by Saverio della Gatta (Italian, 1777 - 1829); Italy; pen and black ink and water colors on paper.; 11.8 × 18.1 cm (4 5/8 × 7 1/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-73-15

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