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Renaissance Church Architectural Model

This is a Architectural model. It is dated 1600–1700 and we acquired it in 2014. Its medium is cut, carved and molded wood with carved, painted and gessoed decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eugene V. Thaw and Clare E. Thaw. It is credited Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.

  • Drawing, Triumphal Arch on an Ideal Piazza
  • pen and black ink, brush and blue, green and yellow watercolor on cardboard.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-4138

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 47 x 34.3 x 29.2 cm (18 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

FERDINANDUS MED. MAGIRUS DUX ?T?PRUS AE III

Cite this object as

Renaissance Church Architectural Model; cut, carved and molded wood with carved, painted and gessoed decoration; H x W x D: 47 x 34.3 x 29.2 cm (18 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.); Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; 2014-39-5

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