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

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Matteo Borboni and sitter: Elisabetta Sirani. 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.

Its dimensions are

Other: 29.9 × 16.3 cm (11 3/4 × 6 7/16 in.)

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 Bolognese Artist Elisabetta Sirani (1638-1665), 1665; Designed by Matteo Borboni (Italian, ca. 1610 – 1667); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, red chalk on off-white laid paper; Other: 29.9 × 16.3 cm (11 3/4 × 6 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2503

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