Ascension of the Virgin

Giuseppe Galeotti1750–1800

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

At the bottom is a group of angels lifting the Virgin. Christ and donor (?), raising a crown together, are shown in clouds above.


  • Title: Ascension of the Virgin
  • Creator: Giuseppe Galeotti
  • Date Created: 1750–1800
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
  • Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on cream laid paper
  • Provenance: Ex-collection: Giovanni Piancastelli
  • Dimensions: 34.5 x 33.5 cm (13 9/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

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