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Drawing, Perspective Design for a Painted Dome and Cupola of a Church, early 18th century

This is a Drawing. It was after Andrea Pozzo. It is dated early 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled The Dome and Cupola that Were Not There.

This object was purchased from Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee and catalogued by Julia Pastor and Rudolph Berliner. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

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Its dimensions are

43.5 × 43.3 cm (17 1/8 × 17 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: J HONIG ZOONEN

Cite this object as

Drawing, Perspective Design for a Painted Dome and Cupola of a Church, early 18th century; After Andrea Pozzo (Italian, 1642–1709); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on off-white laid paper; 43.5 × 43.3 cm (17 1/8 × 17 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3461

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