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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 black chalk on tracing paper sheet: 15 7/8 x 11 in. (40.3 x 28.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Violet Oakley Memorial Foundation 1983.39.7 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - quality - virtue

Figure female - head

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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