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Design for the Decoration of a Cupola with a Prophet, King David and Two Putti

Artist:
Mattia Preti (Il Cavalier Calabrese) (Italian, Taverna 1613–1699 Valletta)
Medium:
Red chalk, pen and brown ink and red wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/16 x 7 11/16 in. (25.5 x 19.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.74
Not on view
Inscription: Recto: inscribed in red chalk, "Zelotti" by a later hand.
Swann Galleries, Inc., January 31, 2002lot 21; Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," June 23, 2015–September 28, 2015.

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