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Allegory of Education
  • Giovanni Agostino Ratti
    1699–1775
    born: Savona, Italy ; died: Genoa, Republic of Italy (present-day Italy)
  • Allegory of Education, early-mid 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • pencil, chalk, ink, bister, brush, heightening, wash on paper
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 23 1/2 x 16 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 59.7 x 42 cm
  • Gift of Edward Maser in memory of Mrs. Henry Werner
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0069
Description
Literature

Brush drawing with black ink and bistre, heightened with white chalk on laid paper toned light brown; inscription at the bottom.