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Drawing, Sepulchral Monument for Poet Orsini of Rome, after 1795 (CH 18118551)

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Drawing, Sepulchral Monument for Poet Orsini of Rome, after 1795 (CH 18118551)

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Three steps lead to a pedestal flanked by two standing women who hold censers. Two putti hold festoons on the pedestal.

Inscription:
GIACE.QUI.IL.LIRICO/ POETA.CHE.SCRISSE/ E.DISSE.IN.ARCHADIA/ BENISSIMO.

Two strange animals carry a cinerary box with he inscription "ORSINI.R(oma)no". In landscape. Bordered by ink and blue paper stripes.

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1795
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Cooper–Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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