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La chapelle Pauline illuminée, dans le Vatican, pendant la celebration de la messe (The Pauline Chapel Illuminated, from the Vatican, During the Celebration of the Mass)
  • Francesco Piranesi, artist
    1756–1810
    born: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Paris, France
    Louis-Jean Desprez
    1743–1804
    born: Auxerre, France ; died: Stockholm, Sweden
  • La chapelle Pauline illuminée, dans le Vatican, pendant la celebration de la messe (The Pauline Chapel Illuminated, from the Vatican, During the Celebration of the Mass), 1787
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 696 x 477 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 910 x 610 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27 3/8 x 18 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 35 13/16 x 24 in
    Mat Dimensions: 40 x 32 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0192.01
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Interior cathedral scene with figures in foreground, angel sculptures on both sides. Perspective view receding towards altar at center.