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Opening drawing, labelled Anno 1573; example of different monuments on left and right sides, separated by a band.

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Title
Opening drawing, labelled Anno 1573; example of different monuments on left and right sides, separated by a band.
Collection

Sketchbook of monuments

Altarpieces and decorations

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1573 (Approximate)
Place: Germany
Date Created: 1550 - 1575
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 109
Notes
Ownership: Bought for Spencer from Harper, Inc., 1954.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Library dossier.
Content: 1573
Content: 2?, second hand on ff. 55, 56
Content: Although drawings are quite complete, is has been suggested that it is a sketchbook, or (less likely) the book an architect might show to customers choosing a monument.
Content: Many of the drawings are dated 1573.
Content: Paper
Content: Pen drawings of altars, monuments, statues etc. (essentially tomb architecture; most contain human and animal figures.
Content: Pen drawings on almost every page, often showing only the left or right half of a given monument, next to the opposite half of another monument. Text appears as labels or inscriptions on these drawings, or as notes.
Content: Pen drawings.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa6473d0-c622-012f-366f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1573: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening drawing, labelled Anno 1573; example of different monuments on left and right sides, separated by a band." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed26-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1573). Opening drawing, labelled Anno 1573; example of different monuments on left and right sides, separated by a band. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed26-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening drawing, labelled Anno 1573; example of different monuments on left and right sides, separated by a band.