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Drawing, Design for a Cruet Frame with Alternative Suggestions

This is a drawing. It was designed by Giovacchino Belli. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and 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

28.3 × 32.2 cm (11 1/8 × 12 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: msot of VANDERLEY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, lower left: Portoglio

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Cruet Frame with Alternative Suggestions; Designed by Giovacchino Belli (Italian, 1756 - 1822); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper; 28.3 × 32.2 cm (11 1/8 × 12 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-656

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