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Drawing, Design for a Decorative Frieze

This is a drawing. It was after Carlo Bianconi. It is dated 1800–20 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is brush and grey and brown wash, pen and black ink, graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne.

Its dimensions are

15.4 × 33.2 cm (6 1/16 × 13 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Decorative Frieze; After Carlo Bianconi (Italian, 1732–1802); Italy; brush and grey and brown wash, pen and black ink, graphite on cream paper; 15.4 × 33.2 cm (6 1/16 × 13 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne; 1948-118-12

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