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Project for a Sepulcher Monument

Project for a Sepulcher Monument
Date
1625–1650
Type
ornament
Object Name
Drawing
Type
Drawing
Medium
Black chalk, pen and ink, brush and bistre, grey water color on paper
Credit Line
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Accession Number
1901-39-1344
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Horizontal rectangle showing a winged skeleton with a scythe sitting upon the cornice of a broken pediment. Upper left, festoons hang from a winged skull.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
made in
Italy