Recto: A Corinthian base from the nave of the Basilica of St Peter, Rome
Verso: A Corinthian base from the facade of the Basilica of St Peter, Rome

Details

  • Title

    Recto: A Corinthian base from the nave of the Basilica of St Peter, Rome Verso: A Corinthian base from the facade of the Basilica of St Peter, Rome

  • Artist/maker

    after Carlo Maderno (1556 - 1629)
    attributed to Giovanni Battista Mola (1585 - 1665)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1630 - 1690
  • Material and technique

    recto: pen and dark brown ink with grey wash, with traces of red and black chalk laid paper, the drawing extended on the album page in pen and brown ink
    verso: dark brown ink on laid paper, the oulines extended on the album page

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 19 x 25.9 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1942.

  • Museum location

    Western Art Print Room

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1942.55.131.3

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Further reading

Santucci, Giovanni, ‘Disegni di Giovanni Battista Mola nell’Ashmolean Museum di Oxford’, Amendola, Adriano, Jörg Zutter, I Mola da Coldrerio tra dissenso e accademia nella Roma barocca (Mendrisio: Mendrisio Academy Press, 2017), 101

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