ceiling decoration; segments separated into geometric forms with egg and dart moldings; central tiny circle with dove; largest segments with seated figures writing--figure at left accompanied by a bull; other segments with scrolls, flowers and cherub heads

Design for a Ceiling with the Evangelists John and Luke and the Medici Coat of Arms, late 16th century

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Details
Title
Design for a Ceiling with the Evangelists John and Luke and the Medici Coat of Arms
Artist Life
c. 1536 - c. 1614
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2012.58.163
Provenance
Giovanni Morelli, Lugt 1902. Sale, Christie's, London, July 6, 1976, no. 87, as Roman, early 17th century, for £264, to Moir]; Alfred Moir, Santa Barbara (1984-d. 2010; bequeathed to MIA)
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ceiling decoration; segments separated into geometric forms with egg and dart moldings; central tiny circle with dove; largest segments with seated figures writing--figure at left accompanied by a bull; other segments with scrolls, flowers and cherub heads