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1911

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Drawing, View of Church Interior, 1742–46

This is a Drawing. It was created by Charles Michel-Ange Challe and attributions: Jean-Baptiste Lallemand. It is dated 1742–46 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brown and gray ink, brush and wash, watercolor, black chalk on paper, lined with various sheets of paper with printed text in french. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

16.9 x 39.4 cm (6 5/8 x 15 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed at lower left in brown ink (illegible)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower right: ROME

Cite this object as

Drawing, View of Church Interior, 1742–46; Charles Michel-Ange Challe (French, 1718 – 1778); France; pen and brown and gray ink, brush and wash, watercolor, black chalk on paper, lined with various sheets of paper with printed text in french; 16.9 x 39.4 cm (6 5/8 x 15 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-444

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Excavating Design: 18th-century Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection.

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