Ceiling of Ballroom decorated for the Marriage of the King of Naples to the Archduchess of Austria. Artist: Luigi Vanvitelli (Italian, Naples

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Ceiling of Ballroom decorated for the Marriage of the King of Naples to the Archduchess of Austria. Artist: Luigi Vanvitelli (Italian, Naples
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Ceiling of Ballroom decorated for the Marriage of the King of Naples to the Archduchess of Austria. Artist: Luigi Vanvitelli (Italian, Naples 1700-1773 Caserta) , workshop of; Date: 1700-1773; Medium: Pen and black-gray ink, brush and gray wash over traces of freehand graphite (figures) and of compass and ruled construction lines in graphite; Dimensions: 13-3/16 x 18-1/16 in. (33.5 x 45.8 cm); Classification: Drawings; Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1964 / Inscription: Inscribed in black-gray ink script below ceiling view: Plafond de la Sale du Bal, disposèe par ordre de Mons.r de Kaunitz, pour le Mariage du Roy de Naples, avec l´Archiduchesse/de Autriche Marie Carlotte Scale inscribed in pen and black-gray ink script along lower border: echelle de 50 [numbering: 5 10 20 30 40 50] Palm. Napolit.s Inscribed in black-gray ink script at lower left corner: [.]r Vanvitelli, Premier Architecte du Roy de Naples. Marking: Watermark: D & C Blauw, near Heawood 3267 right; Provenance: Edward Gordon Craig (British, Stevenage, Hertfordshire 1872-1966 Vence, France), London, Paris, and Italy