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View of St. Peter's, Rome

Artist:
Edward Lear (British, London 1812–1888 San Remo)
Date:
1843
Medium:
Graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 11/16 x 14 1/2 in. (24.6 x 36.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
61.4.2
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite at upper right of recto: "Villa Doria Pamfili/ 21 June 1843"
Inscribed in graphite at lower left of recto: "a sketch in the new beastly style/ 21 June 1843"
Vendor: James Coats
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 24, 1989–April 9, 1989.

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