Design for an Ornate Ceiling with Allegorical Figures

1560–70
Attributed to Marco Marchetti (Italian, 1526–1588), Formerly attributed to Jacopo Zucchi (Italian, 1541–1596)


Dimensions

Sheet: 36 x 30 cm (14 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1531

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, over a black chalk, on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Verso, in graphite pencil: ADG 15877
Verso, in graphite pencil: Jean d'Ildine [?]

Provenance

Probably Bernhard Houthakker collection (Amsterdam); to Galerie Jacques Fischer, 1999 (Paris); to C & J Goodfriend Drawings and Prints (New York); from whom purchased by MFA, December 17, 2008.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund