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Drawing, Egyptian Antiquities

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Romolo Achille Liverani and after Alessandro Sanquirico. It is dated 1832 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite 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

H x W: 20.6 × 32.3 cm (8 1/8 × 12 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily

It is inscribed

Inscribed, upper right corner: 30; verso: Atrio nel Palazzo di Dogi in Venezia, Opera Otella, atto 1 / in distanza la piazza di San Marco; in Liverani's hand: Sanquirico Invento ed esposte al Teatro della Scala in Milano avendovi io pure lavorato [inscription refers to 1938-88-256]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Egyptian Antiquities; Designed by Romolo Achille Liverani (Italian, 1809 - 1872); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper; H x W: 20.6 × 32.3 cm (8 1/8 × 12 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-468

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