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Allegory of Ancient and Modern Poetry

Accession Number
2013/2.527

Title
Allegory of Ancient and Modern Poetry

Artist(s)
Carlo Bononi

Artist Nationality
Italian (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
late 16th century - early 17th century

Medium & Support
pen and brown wash on laid paper

Dimensions
3 9/16 in x 3 15/16 in (9 cm x 10 cm);3 7/16 in x 3 15/16 in (8.8 cm x 10 cm);3 1/8 in x 3 13/16 in (7.9 cm x 9.7 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Label copy
Carlo Bononi
Italy, 1569–1632
Allegory of Ancient and Modern Poetry
Late 16th to early 17th century
Pen and brown wash on laid paper
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink, 2013/2.527

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Primary Object Type
study

Collection Area
Western

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Keywords
allegory (artistic device)
epic poetry
men (male humans)
music (performing arts)
sheet music
wreaths (visual works)

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