Design for a Baptismal Font

Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined off-white laid paper | c. 1775

Giuseppe Barberi

The plan of the bowl resembles a quatrefoil. Below is a round base and a short shaft, with a festoon supported by two cherubim. The lid has, below, moldings and two pediment volutes at the front upon which two angels sit embracing each other, the lef...
read more