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Drawing, Study for an Oval Ceiling Design, Apollo, Strength, and Love

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Fedele Fischetti. It is dated 1760–89 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brush and black ink, gray wash, black chalk on off-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

36 x 24.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps in brown ink, lower center: CM; Brandegee stamp, lower left

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: Dr. 12 Lower left, in graphite, partially obliterated inscription: Fidele Fischetti

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for an Oval Ceiling Design, Apollo, Strength, and Love; Designed by Fedele Fischetti (Italian, 1734 - 1789); Italy; pen and brush and black ink, gray wash, black chalk on off-white laid paper ; 36 x 24.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6455

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