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Workshop of:
Carlo Rainaldi, 1611 - 1691  Search this
Medium:
Lead pencil, pen and ink, bistre on paper
Dimensions:
35.1 × 27.8 cm (13 13/16 × 10 15/16 in.)
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1660–75
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
On top, the elevation. Part of the left half only is outlined. Bottom: the plan, scheme of a triumphal arch. A Palladian arch with two rows of three columns each, and with projecting central opening. Pentagonal walls are shown laterally. Thin fronts are to show statues in niches flanked by pilasters in the ground sections, reliefs in the upper sections. A balustrade with plants in pots is on top. From the roof rises a pedestal of soil, with a statue surrounded by trees. Measurements are inscribed.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-3670
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq483c234ff-e1c1-4c33-9b7e-d40e87056d67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-3670