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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:30:36 +0000
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altar
asprucci the younger
hardstone
Italy
materials
presentation drawing
watercolor
Description:
This striking drawing, titled Altar Mensa for the Borghese Chapel in the Santa Maria Maggiore, is by a lesser known but influential architect, Mario Asprucci the Younger.  Using water color paint to achieve vibrant illustrations of various, colored marbles and metals, Asprucci captures the architecture’s sumptuous materials and allegorical themes. The Borghese Chapel was originally...
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Design
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