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Dante Window (study for Paradiso, Medallion 10, Canto 21: Beatrice)

ca. 1912 Violet Oakley Born: Bergen Heights, New Jersey 1874 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1961 sanguine chalk heightened with white on paper mounted on paperboard sheet: 24 1/2 x 18 7/8 in. (62.2 x 47.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Violet Oakley Memorial Foundation 1983.39.8 Not currently on view


Keywords

Figure female

Literature - character - Beatrice

Literature - Dante - Divine Comedy

Study

drawing

crayon - chalk

paper - laid paper

paperboard

About Violet Oakley

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

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