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Drawing, Design for a Tripod Candlestick Base

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1520–43 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white squared paper, inlaid in cream 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

23 × 21 cm (9 1/16 × 8 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: Ligozzi

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Tripod Candlestick Base; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white squared paper, inlaid in cream paper; 23 × 21 cm (9 1/16 × 8 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8111

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