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Project for a Chapel in the Church of San Ciriaco, Ancona

Artist:
Luigi Vanvitelli (Italian, Naples 1700–1773 Caserta)
Date:
1700–1773
Medium:
Pen and dark brown ink, over freehand graphite and ruled construction lines in graphite
Dimensions:
17 x 11-5/16 in. (43.2 x 28.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.725.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on recto at lower right in pen and brown ink script, "Cappella delle Reliquie/di S. Ciriaco d'Ancona".
Scale inscribed in pen and brown ink along lower border, "[numbering: 5 10 20 30]".
Annotated in graphite on verso, "A.16.87; 68.725.1".

Marking: Watermark is fleur-de-lys in double circle surmounted by a "V", near Heawood 1591.
Galerie Bassenge (Berlin)sale Berlin, April 25, 1967, lot 643; Richard Hodgkin(as Juvarra)
Mary L. Myers Architectural and Ornament Drawings: Juvarra, Vanvitelli, The Bibiena Family & Other Italian Draughtsmen. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, cat. no. 60, fig. no. 60, p. 43-44, ill.



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