Angel Carrying a Scroll

Stefano Pozzi, Italian, 1699 - 1768

Date:
c. 1746

Medium:
Black chalk heightened with white chalk, on blue laid paper

Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 10 3/4 inches (33 x 27.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1978-70-391

Credit Line:
Bequest of Anthony Morris Clark, 1978

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Label:
Pozzi's elegant manner, poised between the graceful Rococo and soberly classical styles of mid-eighteenth-century Rome, made him one of the more important painters of his generation. This drawing probably belonged to the group of studies of saints and angels by Pozzi, apparently for a now-lost painting celebrating a group canonization of three saints held at Saint Peter's on 29 June 1746.