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A paragraph on ceiling paintings

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

CHA/2/62

Title

A paragraph on ceiling paintings

Date

[c.1770]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Praising that of Pietro da Cortona in the Barbarini and the Farnese Gallery by Annibale Carracci. He is scornful of attempts in England, naming Verrio and Laguerre. On the reverse is measured drawing of an ornamental urn with flowers.