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Details of the Coffered and Beamed Ceiling in Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

Artist:
Anonymous, French, 19th century
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Charles Percier (French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Pierre François Léonard Fontaine (French, Pontoise 1762–1853 Paris)
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and brown and gray wash, and watercolor; framing lines in pen and black ink
Dimensions:
15 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. (39.3 x 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.736.36
Not on view
Inscription: In pen and black in the upper center: "Sta Maria Maggiore.-----"; in pen and black ink at lower center: "Echellede. . . 2 Metres" [scaled]
Christopher Powney The Wrightsmans purchased this set of three works from Powney in 1968.; Donor: Charles and Jayne Wrightsman
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