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Cœnotaphiorum (11)

Artist:
Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?) Antwerp (?))
Artist:
Engraved by Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)
Artist:
Engraved by Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–72, died before 1589)
Publisher:
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1563
Medium:
Etching; first state of four
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 11/16 x 8 3/8 in. (17 x 21.2 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Phyllis D. Massar Gift, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.510.11
Not on view
Freestanding funerary monument shapes like a tomb, placed in a corner. The tomb is decorated with a coastal scene with a battle in the foreground. On top of the tomb a smaller structure is placed upon which a statue of a kneeling man in harnas is visible. In the facing wall a niche with a statue of Christ as Man of Sorrows can be seen. The niche in the adjoining wall contains a statue of Saint Andrew.
Signature: H. Cock ex.

Inscription: H. Cock ex.; Fallor (...) an artificis mens haec fuit ut tibi bustum / Cederet hoc, domitor DORIA magne maris (...) / Fallar; id Andreas nisi stans post terga precantis, / Sculpta que marmoribus strenua facta docent; ii
Vendor: Hill-Stone, Inc.
Hollstein XLVII, 131, # 147
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