CARRACCI, Annibale
(b. 1560, Bologna, d. 1609, Roma)

Sketch for the ceiling of the Galleria Farnese

Pen and ink and wash, 241 x 287 mm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Annibale Carracci used the preliminary drawings to test different ways of organizing the sides of the steep vault as frieze zones.

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