Ceiling Design with Mars Driving His Chariot

A work made of pen and brown ink, with traces of black chalk, heightened with lead white (partially oxidized), on tan laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with traces of black chalk, heightened with lead white (partially oxidized), on tan laid paper.

Date:

1565/69

Artist:

Lattanzio Gambara
Italian, c. 1530-1574

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Artist

Lattanzio Gambara

Title

Ceiling Design with Mars Driving His Chariot

Origin

Italy

Date

1565–1569

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with traces of black chalk, heightened with lead white (partially oxidized), on tan laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower center, in pen and brown ink: illegible

Dimensions

228 x 297 mm (max.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel E. Johnson

Reference Number

1970.607

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