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Drawing, Design for a Candle Bracket

This is a Drawing. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor 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

16.4 × 12.7 cm (6 7/16 in. × 5 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, below the length of the cornucopia: p. 3; in pen and ink, below the scale: Romani

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Candle Bracket; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 16.4 × 12.7 cm (6 7/16 in. × 5 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-564

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