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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1971.61
People
Harry Edward Warren, American (Rochester NH 1882 - 1973)
Title
Apse Decoration, San Clemente, Rome
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1909
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/309072
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor over graphite on buff wove paper
Dimensions
sight: 49.8 x 38 cm (19 5/8 x 14 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: blue ink, lower center: H. E. Warren 1909
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, in artist's hand: S. Clemente-- Rome-- 12th century mosaics
  • inscription: l.r., graphite, in artist's hand: Note-- entire wall below impost is modern fresco (and poor)
  • inscription: note inserted into corner of mat, black ink, typewritten: Church of St. Clemente, Rome. Built / on ancient Roman Masonry. Lower / Church not shown dates from 4th / century. Upper church shown from / 1108. Mosaics from 12th century. / Marble ans [sic] paintings below cor- / nice line are modern and not shown / as a finished study.
  • inscription: back of mat, graphite: S. Clemente Mosaic
Provenance
Harry Edward Warren, Bronxville, New York, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1971.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Harry E. Warren
Accession Year
1971
Object Number
1971.61
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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