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Drawing, Staircase to Arcade in Bishop’s Palace

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giovanni Battista Natali III. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, gray wash on laid 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

H x W: 37.4 × 20.5 cm (14 3/4 × 8 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink on verso: Gio. Batta. Natali

Cite this object as

Drawing, Staircase to Arcade in Bishop’s Palace; Designed by Giovanni Battista Natali III (Italian, 1698 - 1765); Italy; pen and brown ink, gray wash on laid paper; H x W: 37.4 × 20.5 cm (14 3/4 × 8 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-27

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