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Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts | Licence: CC0 1.0
Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts | Licence: CC0 1.0

Cross Section of a Baroque Church or Chapel with a Bell-shaped Roof

c.1650-1725

Unknown Artist

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Title

Cross Section of a Baroque Church or Chapel with a Bell-shaped Roof

Date

c.1650-1725

Description

Cross section of a Baroque church or chapel, showing details of the constructrion. The cross section of the walls reveils dense brick work and the cross section of the bell-shaped roof shows the wooden support structure, which reaches all the way into the vase that crowns the building. The interior of the building is characterized by a simple altar with a crucifix, flanked by columns in the Composite order on either side. Below the cross section, a scale has been added. Medium: pen and ink (partly over graphite) and coloured washes.
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Location

Germany

Country

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Image Credit

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