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Drawing, Design for a Painted Square Ceiling

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eugenio Agneni. It is dated 1856 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund.

Its dimensions are

32 × 38.7 cm (12 5/8 × 15 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower rightl: Agneni 7 ore...56

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite: Dell' Ageneni

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Painted Square Ceiling; Designed by Eugenio Agneni (Italian, 1816 - 1897); Italy; brush and gouache, graphite on cardboard; 32 × 38.7 cm (12 5/8 × 15 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund; 1940-21-19

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