Ceiling with Allegorical Figures and the Arms of Pope Sixtus V (Guerra's outer drawing); Saint Joseph and the Christ Child (Viani's central drawing)

Pen and brown ink with brown wash over black chalk on heavy laid paper (outer drawing); graphite on heavy laid paper (central drawing); gold leaf borders and paper cut-outs adhered to oculi (talman additions) | outer drawing c. 1587; central drawing after 1690; attachments c. 1700-1725

Giovanni Guerra and Domenico Maria Viani

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Credit: Gift of The Circle of the National Gallery of Art
Object: 1994.49.1

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