Eighteen Views of Rome: The Piazza Barberini (recto)

Lievin Cruyl1665

The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, United States

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  • Title: Eighteen Views of Rome: The Piazza Barberini (recto)
  • Creator: Lievin Cruyl (Flemish, c. 1640-c. 1720)
  • Date Created: 1665
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 38.3 x 49.7 cm (15 1/16 x 19 9/16 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1943.265.a
  • Medium: pen and brown ink and brush and gray wash with graphite; framing lines in brown ink and graphite (along bottom edge); sketch unrelated to main composition in graphite (upper right)
  • Inscriptions: signed, lower left, in brown ink: [artist monogram: LC] RVYL delin: Romæ / mense Febr. 1665: ; by artist, upper center, in brown ink: Prospetto della Piazza di Sforsa , hoggi Piazza Barberina ; by artist, throughout composition, in brown ink: [the letters A-F] ; by artist, lower left, in brown ink: A. Palatium Eccel.mi [mi in superscript] Principis Barberini. B. Fons ab Urbano VIII ex inventione / Equitis Jois Laurentij Barberini extructus. C. Ecclia: et Conventus Fratrum / S. Nicolai ordinis Eremitarum S. Augustini reformatorum. D. Ecclia S. / Susannæ. F. Ecclia S. Caroli ad quatuor Fontes in Monte Quirinale. / F. Basilica S. Mariæ Maioris in Monte Esquilino. ; lower center, in graphite: [illegible, erased]
  • Department: Drawings
  • Culture: Flanders, 17th century
  • Credit Line: Dudley P. Allen Fund
  • Collection: DR - Flemish
  • Accession Number: 1943.265.a

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