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Dante Window (study for Inferno, Medallion 4, Canto 34: Lucifer in the Center of the Earth)

ca. 1912 Violet Oakley Born: Bergen Heights, New Jersey 1874 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1961 watercolor and pencil on paperboard sheet: 28 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. (72.4 x 57.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Violet Oakley Memorial Foundation 1983.39.1 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - religion - hell

Emblem - cross

Landscape - water

Literature - character - Lucifer

Literature - Dante - Divine Comedy

Study

drawing

paint - watercolor

pencil

paperboard

About Violet Oakley

Born: Bergen Heights, New Jersey 1874 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1961

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