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Cœnotaphiorum (21)

Cœnotaphiorum (21)

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Summary

Architectural wall tomb consisting of two vertical tiers. The lower tier is characterized by a protruding avant-corps supported by cariatids. In between, a large coat of arms with several blank panels is placed. The upper tier shows the effigy of a deceased man, placed before a statue of the Risen Christ holding the cross in a round niche. Below the image a Latin inscription is added consisting of four lines, divided over two columns.
Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?) Antwerp (?))

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Date

1563
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Source

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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