The Basilica of St Peter's in Rome, seen from the south

Details

  • Title

    The Basilica of St Peter's in Rome, seen from the south

  • Artist/maker

    Israel Silvestre (1621 - 1691)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
    Saint Peter's Basilica (subject)
  • Date

    1638 - 1639
  • Material and technique

    graphite with brown and green washes on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 21.9 x 32.7 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1935.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1935.137

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Further reading

Whiteley, Jon, Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, VII, French School, 2 (Oxford, University Press, 2000), 475

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, I, Netherlandish, German, French and Spanish Schools (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938), 440

Roethlisberger, Marcel, Claude Lorrain: The Drawings, 2 (Berkeley, 1968), 452

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