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Drawing, Catafalque of the Bolgonese Artist Elisabetta Sirani (1638-1665), 1665

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1665 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, red chalk on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

  • Drawing (France)
  • recto: red chalk on white laid paper; verso: black chalk, graphite.
  • 1931-64-242

Its dimensions are

29.9 x 16.3 cm

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, in an escutchon over the front: HIC TERMINUS / ERET; in pen and brown ink, upper right: Tempio del Honore rapresentato p [er] alla Sig. Elisabetta Sirani nella Chie [sa]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Catafalque of the Bolgonese Artist Elisabetta Sirani (1638-1665), 1665; Previously owned by Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee (American, 1871–1956); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, red chalk on off-white laid paper; 29.9 x 16.3 cm; Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2503

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