A. Lessi

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A. Lessi
active 19th century
Giovanni Pacini's Niccolò dei Lapi, Act II, Scene 5, Piazza of Santa Maria dei Fiore
1870s.
Gray wash on paper.
9 3/4 x 14 inches (248 x 355 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:702.5
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Inscribed with description of the scene.
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Donald M. Oenslager.
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Drawn over graphite grid lines, perspectival lines and/or sketch outlines.
One of 10 designs by A. Lessi for stage sets for Giovanni Pacini's opera Niccolò dei Lapi, presented October 29, 1873, at the Teatro Pagliano, Florence.
Décor for a festival. On the left is the façade of the Duomo; on the right is the façade of the Baptistry.
Oenslager number: IX-G-5.

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