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Design for a Ceiling: The Four Parts of the World

Artist:
Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini (Italian, Venice 1675–1741 Venice)
Date:
1725
Medium:
Brush and gray wash over graphite or lead. Framing lines in pen and black ink. Four sections of paper, two center parts joined together
Dimensions:
57-5/16 x 20-9/16 in. (145.6 x 52.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde, 1959
Accession Number:
59.208.107
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on verso in graphite, "6152.53" (on left and on center parts); "41862/ [illegible]" (on center and on right part), "1480" and "No 2" (on center part).
Annotated on verso in pen and brown ink on center part, "Pellegrin.." (partly cropped), on right part, "928."
Brigitte Klesse "Studien zu italienischen und französischen Gemälden des Wallraf-Richartz-Museums" Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch. vol. 34, Cologne, 1972, fig. no. 35-36, pp. 209-214, ill.

Brigitte Klesse Katalog der italienischen, französischen und spanischen Gemälde bis 1800 im Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. Exh. cat. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, 1973, cat. no. 68, pp. 92-93.

"Der Zwinger und die Farbe: Der Zwinger und die Malerei." Jahrbuch der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden. vol. 14, Dresden, 1982, pp. 27-30.

George Knox, Adelheid M. Gealt Pellegrini. Oxford, 1995, fig. no. figs. 155-6, pp. 184-187, ill.



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