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Drawing, Alternative Design for the High Altar, Santa Maria del Priorato, Rome, Italy, 1762–64

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Filippo Marchionni and after Carlo Marchionni. It is dated 1762–64 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, black chalk on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

67.1 x 45.9 cm (26 7/16 x 18 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: IV and Strasburg lily with beehive hanging below, above C I HONIG (RB '45)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Alternative Design for the High Altar, Santa Maria del Priorato, Rome, Italy, 1762–64; Designed by Filippo Marchionni (Italian, 1732–1805); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, black chalk on white laid paper; 67.1 x 45.9 cm (26 7/16 x 18 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3497

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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