Cœnotaphiorum (17)

Various artists/makers

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Funeral monument for a man and a woman, on one side placed against a wall. The tomb is characterized by niches with women holding blank coats of arms. On top of the tomb the effigies of a sleeping man and woman are placed. Their effigies are repeated in a kneeling pose on a console on the wall, which has two niches filled with the statues of Christ and a female (?) figure. The wall behind the tomb has a stained glass window. On the left the wall opens up in an archway in which a person is dipicted. Below the image a Latin inscription is added, consisting of four lines divided over two columns.

Cœnotaphiorum (17), Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?)  Antwerp (?)), Etching; first state of four

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