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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Sepulchral monument for architect Filipp del Rosso", after 1795

type: Drawing

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Three steps lead to an oblong platform obliquely and incompletely shown. A pyramid which is topped by a fleur-de-lys rises from an oval molded base with an oblong plinth. Two women sit on a pedestal at the front side, holding a compass and a lyre, respectively. Inscription: QUI.GIACE.LARCHITETTO/ ROSSI.FIORE(n)TINO.CHE.FU/ POETA.E.SCR(i)SSE.IN.ARCADIA. Bordered by ink and blue paper stripes.



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