The Martyrdom of Saint Cecilia (Cartoon for a Fresco)

Artist: Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri) (Italian, Bologna 1581–1641 Naples)
Date: 1612–14
Medium: Charcoal highlighted with white chalk on fourteen sheets of blue laid paper, two of the sheets cut from elsewhere on the original cartoon and reset at the left and right margins to make up the oval
Dimensions: Irregular oval: 67 13/16 × 59 9/16 in. (172.2 × 151.3 cm)
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Wrightsman Fund, 1998
Accession Number: 1998.211

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