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Drawing, Sketches for a Ceiling Painting: The Triumphant Church, ca. 1750

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Domenico Antonio Vaccaro. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on laid paper; verso: black chalk. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

42.6 x 28.4 cm (16 3/4 x 11 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, upper left corner: 69: 18

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketches for a Ceiling Painting: The Triumphant Church, ca. 1750; Designed by Domenico Antonio Vaccaro (Italian, 1678–1745); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on laid paper; verso: black chalk; 42.6 x 28.4 cm (16 3/4 x 11 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1693

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