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Drawing, The Annunciation

This is a drawing. It is dated 1750–80 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, traces of red chalk 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

27.4 × 19.5 cm (10 13/16 × 7 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and green ink, in a later hand, lower left: A. Valdibelli

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Annunciation; Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, traces of red chalk on cream paper; 27.4 × 19.5 cm (10 13/16 × 7 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne; 1948-118-59

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