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Allegory of Eternity

A work made of pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white gouache, on blue laid paper, squared for transfer in red chalk.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white gouache, on blue laid paper, squared for transfer in red chalk.

Date:

1544/45

Artist:

Giorgio Vasari
Italian, 1511–1574

About this artwork

Status

On loan to The Morgan Library and Museum for Pure Drawing: Seven Centuries of Art from the Gray Collection

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giorgio Vasari

Title

Allegory of Eternity

Origin

Italy

Date

1544–1545

Medium

Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white gouache, on blue laid paper, squared for transfer in red chalk

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, in pen and brown ink: E T E R N I T / A S

Dimensions

283 × 219 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Richard and Mary L. Gray

Reference Number

2019.871

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