Print, Projet d'un Plafond de Peinture pour la Chapelle de la Vierge de St. Sulpice de Paris (Design for Painted Ceiling for the Chapel of the Virgin of St. Sulpice of Paris), plate 105, in Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (Works by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier), 1748
Engraving on white laid paper. Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council. 1921-6-212-65.
What is this?
Ceiling, with trompe l'oeil effect, depicting Virgin gazing skyward with sun and rays behind and arms extended, surrounded by winged figures and putti playing musical instruments.