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Drawing of obelisk.

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Title
Drawing of obelisk.
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): aab55030-c622-012f-882a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1573: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Drawing of obelisk." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1573. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed27-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Drawing of obelisk." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed27-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1573). Drawing of obelisk. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed27-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Drawing of obelisk.