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The Brazen Serpent
The Brazen Serpent
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Blue Watercolor On Laid Paper Onlaid To Mount
Dimensions:
Image: 242 x 204 mm (9 1/2 x 8 1/16 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.249 , Hellman no. 13 as “The Brazen Serpent” by Stefano Della Bella (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
From old file:
Phyllis Hattis (n.d.,before 1973) questions if this could a design for the letter T in a book vignette, as cf. DeV. 952 for letter S;
A.M. [Agnes Mongan?](July 1972): Agrees;

Accession Number:
1963.24.20
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

snake with dragonlike head wrapped around a wooden T in a landscape setting