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Drawing, Design for a Painted Ceiling: Triumph of Meekness and Strength

This is a Drawing. It was created by Francesco Manno. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is brush and black wash, pen and ink, black chalk on 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

27.1 x 34.5 cm (10 11/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

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Drawing, Design for a Painted Ceiling: Triumph of Meekness and Strength; Francesco Manno (Italian, 1754 - 1831); Italy; brush and black wash, pen and ink, black chalk on paper; 27.1 x 34.5 cm (10 11/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3313

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