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A View of the Piazza del Duomo, Messina, with the Fountain of Orion, the Cathedral to the right

Artist:
Willem Schellinks (Dutch, Amsterdam 1623–1678 Amsterdam)
Date:
late 17th century
Medium:
Black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 x 12 1/4 in. (30.5 x 31.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. David M. Tobey Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.176
Not on view
Inscription: In pen and brown ink, upper right (on the tower): GRAND MERSI A MESSINA.
Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 10, 2006–July 9, 2006.

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