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Drawing, Two Roman Soldiers in Conversation

This is a Drawing. It was created by Giuseppe Longhi. It is dated 1790–1830 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is graphite on cream paper, laid down. 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

14.7 × 19.3 cm (5 13/16 × 7 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, mount, lower left: Giuseppe Longhi

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: Ajace Bozzetto Greco L'Originale / nella Galleria di Milano; lower right: G.L.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Roman Soldiers in Conversation; Giuseppe Longhi (Italian, 1766–1831); Italy; graphite on cream paper, laid down; 14.7 × 19.3 cm (5 13/16 × 7 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne; 1948-118-77

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