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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Charles Herbert Moore, American (New York, NY 1840 - 1930 Harley Witney, Hampshire, England)
After Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro Filipepi), Italian (Florence, Italy 1444/45 - 1510 Florence, Italy)
Girdle of Roses from the Figure of "Spring" by Botticelli, in the Academy of Florence
Work Type
c. 1877-1878
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Watercolor and white gouache over graphite on off-white card
28.1 x 39.6 cm (11 1/16 x 15 9/16 in.)
Fine Arts Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; transferred to Fogg Art Museum, 1926.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Fine Arts Department, Harvard University
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Charles Herbert Moore, Catalogue, with Notes, of Studies and Fac-similes from Examples of the Works of Florence and Venice; and of Fac-similes and Original Works to be Used as Exercises in Drawing, Belonging to the Fine Arts Department of Harvard University, exh. cat. (Cambridge, MA, 1878), p. 28, cat. 50

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 250, cat. 240

Stefan Weppelmann and Ruben Rebmann, ed., The Botticelli Renaissance, exh. cat., Gemäldegalerie Berlin (Berlin, 2015), cat. no. 71, p. 216, repr.

Mark Evans and Stefan Weppelmann, Botticelli Reimagined, exh. cat., V & A Publishing (London, 2016), cat. no. 71, p. 216, repr.

Exhibition History

Studies and Fac-similes from Examples of the Works of Florence and Venice..., Harvard Art Club, Cambridge, 12/01/1878 - 12/31/1878

The Botticelli Renaissance, Gemäldegalerie Berlin, Berlin, 09/25/2015 - 01/24/2016; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 03/05/2016 - 07/03/2016

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