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Project for a Painted Oblong Ceiling

Flaminio Innocenzi Minozzi, Italian, 1735 – 18171800–1815

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Depiction of a quarter of a ceiling viewed from below. View into a cupola with a fluted tambour. The dome rests on the octagonal entablature. Its sides are supported by arches through which landscapes can be seen. The panels of the parapet at the sides are decorated with pairs of festoons supporting each other.

Details

  • Title: Project for a Painted Oblong Ceiling
  • Creator: Flaminio Innocenzi Minozzi, Italian, 1735 – 1817
  • Date Created: 1800–1815
  • Location Created: Italy
  • Original Source: See this work of art on the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum website
  • Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and green, gray, and brown wash on paper, lined with white heavy textured paper with lithographed frame and geometric lines in pen and black ink over graphite
  • Credit line: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund

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