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Drawing - Triumphal arch for the Emperor Carlo V at Messina
  • Triumphal arch for the Emperor Carlo V at Messina
    da Caravaggio, Polidoro
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Triumphal arch for the Emperor Carlo V at Messina

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    early 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    da Caravaggio, Polidoro (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Ionides

  • Museum number:

    CAI.586

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2D, shelf IONDIES, box 6

Physical description

Pen and ink architectural drawing depicting a triumphal arch with receding arcade and niche, each framed by caryatids and containing a seated figure, for the Emperor Carlo V at Messina.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

early 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

da Caravaggio, Polidoro (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing

Descriptive line

Pen and ink architectural drawing by Polidoro Caldara (also called Polidoro da Caravaggio), depicting a triumphal arch for the Emperor Carlo V at Messina. Italy, ca. early 16th century.

Materials

Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Caryatids; Arches; Arcades

Categories

Designs; Architecture; Drawings; Temporary Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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