Cœnotaphiorum (23)

Various artists/makers

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Two designs for funeral monuments to be placed onto a wall. The monument on the left is characterized by the effigies of a praying man, placed between to naked children holding up a flag. Behind the kneeling man is a strapwork contruction with a blank coat of arms in the middle. The monument on the right shows an image of Christ on the Cold Stone surrounded by angels. Below the image a Latin inscription is placed, made up out of two lines.

Cœnotaphiorum (23), Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?)  Antwerp (?)), Etching; first state of four

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