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What is this?

View looking up into a circular coffered cupola, sculpted with flowers. An entablature consisting of three windows separated by pillars supports the interior ceiling. A lantern tops the cupola.

This is a drawing from Italy. It is dated 1700–1725 and we acquired it in 1938. Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

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Its medium is

pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on off-white laid paper

Its dimensions are

17 1/8 x 17 1/16 inches (43.5 x 43.2 cm)

It has the following markings

Watermark: J HONIG ZOONEN.

This object was after Andrea Pozzo

This object was catalogued by Rudolph Berliner and purchased from Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee

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