Perspective project for the presbitery of the Cappella Paolina, Rome


  • Title

    Perspective project for the presbitery of the Cappella Paolina, Rome

  • Artist/maker

    formerly attributed to Giovanni Sallustio Peruzzi (active c. 1555 - 1573)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1537
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink with brown wash over geometrical constructions in lead on laid paper, the sheet surrounded by a double golden frame

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 54.9 x 42.5 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

Frommel, Christoph Luitpold, ‘Antonio da Sangallos Cappella Paolina: ein Beitrag zur Baugeschichte des Vatikanischen Palasts In: 27.1964, 1-42.’, Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte, (1964), p.29

Frommel, Christoph Luitpold, ‘La cappella Paolina di Antonio da Sangallo: un contributo alla storia edilizia del palazzo Vaticano’, in Architettura alla corte papale nel Rinascimento (Milan, 2003), pp.381-382

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), 468

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