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Study for the Decoration of a Vault

Carlo Alberto Baratta (Italian, Genoa 1754–1815 Genoa)
Brush with gray wash and gouache, highlighted with white and traces of light yellow, partly over traces of black chalk, on blue-green prepared paper, now faded
9 15/16 x 16 in. (25.3 x 40.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gifts in memory of Lawrence Turčić, 1988
Accession Number:
Not on view
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "18th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1990–December 9, 1990.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Genoa: Drawings and Prints, 1530-1800," April 23, 1996–July 10, 1996.

Jean-Luc Baroni Master Drawings, Presented by Jean-Luc Baroni Exh. cat. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1988, cat. no. no. 40, fig. no. no. 40, ill.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1988 - June 30, 1989. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 119, New York, 1989, p. 23.

Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 4, fig. no. 4, p. 26, ill.

Carmen C. Bambach, Nadine Orenstein, William M. Griswold, Allegra Pesenti Genoa: Drawings and Prints, 1530-1800 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1996, cat. no. 1, p. 13.

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