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Drawing, Elevation of the Nave of a Church

This is a Drawing. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on white 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

39.2 × 37.2 cm (15 7/16 × 14 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, lower margin: Scala di Canne g Palermitana

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of the Nave of a Church; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper; 39.2 × 37.2 cm (15 7/16 × 14 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3394

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