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Drawing, Sepulchral Monument for Poet Pietro Chiari, after 1795 (CH 18119063)

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Drawing, Sepulchral Monument for Poet Pietro Chiari, after 1795 (CH 18119063)

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In a wooded clearing a pedestal stands upon three steps. The lower plinth is inscribed with "CHIARI RAPI CHI (?) NIENTE/ PREZZA/I SUOI TALE(n)TI VENIRIANO (?) ANORA". A fluted urn surrounded by a band and with two genii holding a portrait medallion crowns the pedestal. Figures of women kneel at the four corners of the plinth below the pedestal.

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1795
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Cooper–Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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