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Drawing, Design for a stage backdrop with alternative suggestions

This is a Drawing. It was probably Vincenzo Scamozzi. It is dated ca. 1580 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and bistre ink on buff wove paper. 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

14.6 × 21.6 cm (5 3/4 × 8 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a stage backdrop with alternative suggestions; Probably Vincenzo Scamozzi ; Italy; pen and bistre ink on buff wove paper; 14.6 × 21.6 cm (5 3/4 × 8 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2501

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