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Dante Window (study for Paradiso, Medallion 12, Canto 30: Head of Beatrice)

ca. 1912 Violet Oakley Born: Bergen Heights, New Jersey 1874 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1961 black chalk on tracing paper sheet: 19 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (49.8 x 31.8 cm) irregular Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Violet Oakley Memorial Foundation 1983.39.12 Not currently on view


Keywords

Figure female - head

Literature - character - Beatrice

Literature - Dante - Divine Comedy

Study

drawing

crayon - chalk

paper - tracing paper

About Violet Oakley

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

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