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Drawing, Project for an Altar

This is a Drawing. It was possibly by Francesco Mosca. It is dated ca. 1575 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink support: off-white laid paper on secondary paper support. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

26.8 × 17.7 cm (10 9/16 × 6 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

At lower edge: Notisi ch latare si poi alungar sino alla letera A A come è signato co il lapis.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for an Altar; Possibly by Francesco Mosca ; Italy; pen and brown ink support: off-white laid paper on secondary paper support; 26.8 × 17.7 cm (10 9/16 × 6 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1040

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