Project for an altar: intended to be executed with colored marble and gilded bronze

Pencil, pen, black ink, brush and various water colors on light creamy paper. | 1780-1800

Unknown Maker

Vertical composition of an altar shown in profile. Framing lines at the left, right and bottom were only partially preserved.

Credit: Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Object: 1901-39-2559

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