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1938

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Drawing, Architecture seen from below, design for plate 55 in Andrea Pozzo's "Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum"

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Andrea Pozzo and created by Andrea Pozzo. It is dated 1685–1700 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pencil, pen and bistre ink, brush and brown wash, gray water colors. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

32 × 36.5 cm (12 5/8 × 14 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strasburg lily with hanging beehive below: JH x Z

Cite this object as

Drawing, Architecture seen from below, design for plate 55 in Andrea Pozzo's "Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum"; Andrea Pozzo (Italian, 1642–1709); Italy; pencil, pen and bistre ink, brush and brown wash, gray water colors; 32 × 36.5 cm (12 5/8 × 14 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2599

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