Cœnotaphiorum (3)

Various artists/makers

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Freestanding funeral monument shaped like an encased tomb. The encasing structure is decorated with birds (of prey?) and a frieze made up out of triglyphs and blank coats of arms in the metopes. The monument is crowned by a classical portico supported by Corinthian pillars. Below the image is a Latin inscription made up out of four lines, divided over two columns.

Cœnotaphiorum (3), Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?)  Antwerp (?)), Etching; first state of four

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