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Design for a Coat of Arms
Design for a Coat of Arms
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Brown Wash Over Black And Red Chalks On Laid Paper Mounted To Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 139 x 97 mm (5 1/2 x 3 13/16 in.)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.158 , Hellman no.289 as “Arabesques” by an unascribed Itlian artist (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Suggested attributions from old file:
Scharf (from old AFGA mat) (n.d.): “Siena (Monte di Pietà) Peruzzi?”;
A.M. (Agnes Mongan) (July 1972): “Whose?”;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): Shows influence of Perino del Vaga;

Accession Number:
1963.24.128
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

shield, topped with heads of a lion and two rams, supported by two kneeling figures(half women, half dolphin), with canopy knotted above