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Dante Window (study for Purgatorio, Medallion 8, Canto 30: Head of one of the figures of Virtue)

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: 9 5/8 x 7 1/4 in. (24.4 x 18.4 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Violet Oakley Memorial Foundation 1983.39.6 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - quality - virtue

Figure female - head

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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