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Cœnotaphiorum (5)

Cœnotaphiorum (5)

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Summary

Freestanding funeral monument in two tiers. The monument is characterized by cariatids shaped like sitting dogs (greyhounds?) in the lower tier. The upper tier has Ionic pillars instead. Below the image is a Latin inscription made up out of six 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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