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Drawing, Design for Theater Ceiling

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Borsato. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, gouache, graphite on paper. 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

33 × 27.7 cm (13 × 10 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Theater Ceiling; Designed by Giuseppe Borsato (Italian, 1770 - 1840); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, gouache, graphite on paper; 33 × 27.7 cm (13 × 10 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund; 1940-21-23

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