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Early Modern European Architecture and Interior Design


Jean Boissieu
Vue du Temple de Vesta
etching on laid paper
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Museum Purchase
Jacques Callot
Assaut de deux forteresses (Assault on Two Fortresses) from "La Vie de Ferdinand Ier de Médicis."
engraving on paper
7 ¾ in x 11 ½ in (19.68 cm x 29.21 cm);14 in x 19 in (35.56 cm x 48.26 cm);8 ⅞ in x 11 ¾ in (22.54 cm x 29.85 cm);10 ½ in x 14 3/10 in (26.67 cm x 36.35 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
This photograph depicts a view of an empty piazza and a cathedral and tower at the far end. The image is framed by the shadowed form of an arched doorway.
Carlo Ponti
St. Mark's Cathedral and Tower, Venice
albumen print on paper
17 5/16 in x 12 in (44 cm x 30.5 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 1/16 in (56.04 cm x 45.88 cm);17 1/4 in x 12 1/16 in (43.9 cm x 30.6 cm);13 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in (34.29 cm x 24.77 cm)
Gift of Howard and Margaret Bond
This photograph depicts a view of a church. Before the church in the piazza stands a monumental statue of a figure in draped clothing.  

St. Croce e Statua di Dante (Firenze)
albumen print on paper
12 in x 14 in (30.48 cm x 35.56 cm);18 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in (46.04 cm x 56.2 cm);10 7/8 in x 13 7/8 in (27.62 cm x 35.24 cm)
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. W. Howard Bond
A large crowd in the foreground gesture towards a group of figures seen in the doorway of a building in the distance at center. The figures in the distance, many holding lances, look at a standing semi-nude man framed in the doorway. Other figures look out of windows onto this open courtyard where the figures have congregated. The crowd in the foreground include a figure at the left holding a tall cross and another figures at the right, standing in shadow with a raised hand.
Jacques Callot
'La Grande passion.' (Ecce Homo--Christ Shown to the People) La Presentation au
etching and engraving on paper
4 3/8 x 8 7/16 in. (11.1 x 21.3 cm);14 x 19 1/16 in. (35.5 x 48.3 cm);4 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (11.6 x 21.8 cm)
Museum Purchase
Angelo Michele Colonna
Corner Decoration of a Painted Ceiling
pen and brown ink with gray wash
7 1/16 in. x 9 5/16 in. ( 18 cm x 23.7 cm )
Museum Purchase
Italian
Street Scene for Theatrical Set
engraving on paper
11 1/16 in x 16 7/16 in (28.1 cm x 41.75 cm);18 in x 22 in (45.72 cm x 55.88 cm)
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
This small sketch presents a view along a waterway that passes beneath a double-arched bridge. The triangular sail of a small boat is visible just before the bridge, moored to the quai next to some sheds. A tall church with a central steeple rises on the right bank in the foreground, and two other tall buildings punctuate the middle ground and distance. The chimneys and rooflines of humbler dwellings appear on the left bank. Despite the urban setting, only a few figures may be glimpsed, including a man crossing the bridge on horseback.
Jan Josephsz van Goyen
View of a River Town with a Bridge
black chalk, gray wash on paper
11 7/16 in. x 13 3/8 in. ( 29 cm x 34 cm )
Gift from the Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
Carlo Antonini
Prospetto a Ponente Palazzo di Villa Borghese detta Pinciana
engraving on paper
20 in. x 26 in. ( 50.8 cm x 66.04 cm )
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman
Giovanni Odazzi
Study for the Decoration of the Cupola of the Elci Chapel in the Church of Santa Sabina
pen and brown ink with ink wash and watercolor
31 1/2 in. x 31 7/8 in. ( 80 cm x 81 cm )
Museum Purchase
This study depicts a rectangular chapel with the side walls bent outward at an angle in order to provide a clearer view of the decoration. The chapel design centers upon a sarcophagus placed beneath a painted altarpiece of the Virgin and Child, which are both set within a semicircular architectural projection that extends dynamically from the wall. On the left the pair of angels that support a large oval-shaped painting reach vigorously outward, their wings overlapping the pilasters. On the right appears another sarcophagus surmounted by a pair of putti. Leaning out from the oval niche above the sarcophagus is a female half-figure—probably a portrait of the deceased—making a gesture of devotion toward the altar.
Andrea Pozzo
Study for a Chapel in Vienna
oil on canvas
29 1/8 in. x 24 1/8 in. ( 74 cm x 61.3 cm )
Museum Purchase
Johann August Corvinus
Gardens in Salzburg
etching on paper
18 in. x 22 in. ( 45.72 cm x 55.88 cm )
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman

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The Concert (1956/1.53)
Le Déserteur (1972/2.338)
Panel (1958/1.131)
La Villa Madama (1973/1.737)
Marcus Curtius (1960/2.33)
Christ Disputing (2007/2.135)
London Bridge (1949/1.141)
The Sea Monster (1956/1.74)
Siege of Münster (1958/1.100)
Nevers (1972/2.630)
Granada (1972/2.629)
Seville (1972/2.628)
Seville (1972/2.627)
Ronda (1972/2.626)
Ronda (1972/2.625)
Madeira (1972/2.624)
Vitre (1972/2.623)
Untitled (1972/2.622)
Amalfi (1972/2.644)
Vezelay (1972/2.643)
Vezelay (1972/2.642)
Vezelay (1972/2.641)
Issoire (1972/2.640)
Lisieux (1972/2.597)

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