At the National Gallery in Washington a series of 30 preparatory drawings for painted ceilings is currently to be seen. The show “Looking Up: Studies for Ceilings, 1550–1800” runs January 29 – July 9, 2023. The exhibition is curated by Jonathan Bober, former Andrew W. Mellon Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art.
Johann Georg Dieffenbrunner, The Stoning of Saint Stephen, 1754. Washington, National Gallery of Art