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Replica of the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo for the Life magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings & the Sistine Chapel ceiling

view Replica of the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo for the Life magazine exhibition <em>Illuminations of fifty great paintings & the Sistine Chapel ceiling</em> digital asset number 1
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1956
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Identification on attachment on verso (typewritten): The one-quarter scale replica of the Sistine Chapel ceiling which is part of the Life exhibition, "Illuminations", is made of an aluminum framework that simulates the structure of the ceiling. The unit stands 14' high and is 15' wide and 42' long. Six hollow-tube aluminum trusses support the fluorescent lighting units, which run longitudinally about two feet above the transparencies.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11675
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American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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