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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1917.145
People
Joseph Lindon Smith, American (Pawtucket, RI 1863 - 1950 Dublin, NH)
Copy after Pietro Lombardo, Italian (Carona Italy c. 1435 - 1515 Venice Italy)
Title
Barbarigo Escutcheon of Angels with Shield, after Pietro Lombardo
Other Titles
Former Title: Shield with Angels, Ducal Palace, Venice
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1887
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305943
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor and white gouache over graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
31 x 37.6 cm (12 3/16 x 14 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: brown ink, l.l.: Joseph Lindon Smith Venice 1887
  • inscription: l.l., graphite: 7 1/2 x 14 1/4
Provenance
Gift (?) of the artist to Denman W. Ross, Cambridge, MA; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1917.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
1917
Object Number
1917.145
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
This is a drawing after a marble chimneypiece at the Archaeological Museum in the Doge's apartment, Ducal Palace, Venice, decorated with the Barbarigo family's escutcheon. It was probably done by Pietro Lombardo or his shop.

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