Prospect, section and plan for the reconstruction of Saint Agnese, Piazza Navona, Rome


  • Title

    Prospect, section and plan for the reconstruction of Saint Agnese, Piazza Navona, Rome

  • Artist/maker

    Giovanni Battista Mola (1585 - 1665)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1652
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink with brown wash over graphite on laid paper, the sheet surrounded by a triple golden frame

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 30.9 x 39.1 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1944.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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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), 93-100

Noehles, Karl, ‘L’architetto Giovanni Battista Mola e la sua Guida romana del 1663’, Arte Lombarda. Atti del Convegno promosso dalla "Magistri Intelvesi". Villa Monastero Varenna 1-4 Settembre 1966, 11, 2, (1966), 196

Griffiths, Antony (based on the work of Macandrew, Hugh), Parry, Graham, Boynton, Lindsay, The John Talman letter book. The Talman collection, marks and sales. William Talman's inventory, 1719 (Oxford: Walpole Society, 1997), 35.I

Mola, Giovanni Battista, Breve racconto delle miglior opere d’architettura, scultura et pittura fatte in Roma et alcuni fuor di Roma descritto da Giov. Battista Mola, l’anno 1663, Noehles, Karl (Berlin: Hessling, 1966), 78

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