Cœnotaphiorum (4)

Various artists/makers

Not on view

Freestanding tomb for a woman. The tomb is characterized by the effigy of a sleeping woman (gisant) placed on top of the tomb, with a crown and two dogs place by her feet. Above the woman's head sits a cherub holding a strapwork panel. Below the image is a Latin inscription made up out of four lines, divided over two columns.

Cœnotaphiorum (4), Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?)  Antwerp (?)), Etching; first state of four

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