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Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and grey watercolor, graphite on light brown paper.
Dimensions:
32 × 19.5 cm (12 5/8 × 7 11/16 in.)
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
late 18th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
In front of the sepulchre is the monogram P crossed with an X, with a palm and lily branches. Festoons are hanging from heads and the entablature. The entablature of the retable is supported by two groups of columns and pillars. Above is a circular pediment. Inside is a frame, with two cherubim on top. Two vases with flowers stand upon the mense, beside the retable. The pillars and the arch of the backwall are drawn, the latter decorated with a fret band. Below the scale.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-3574
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4152d3814-39e6-4215-a0fa-ffce474d8a93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-3574