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The Martyrdom of Saint Cecilia (Cartoon for a Fresco)

Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri)
(Italian, Bologna 1581–1641 Naples)

Date: 1612–14
Medium: Charcoal, highlighted with white chalk, on twenty-two glued sheets of blue-gray paper discolored light brown; traces of squaring grids in charcoal; outlines pricked for design transfer
Dimensions: Oval 67-13/16 x 59-9/16 in. (172.2 x 151.3 cm)
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Wrightsman Fund, 1998
Accession Number: 1998.211

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