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A countrywoman is telling the fortune of a young artist at the entrance to a chapel; two other artists walk past on the right; five paintings on the wall. Drawing by B. Pinelli, 1811.

  • Pinelli, Bartolomeo, 1781-1835.
Date
1811
Reference
576694i
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Description

Presumed to be set in Rome, the site of most of Pinelli's drawings. The artists are identified as such by their having portfolios as their attribute

On the back wall are two framed maps, a framed picture of Calvary, and three other framed pictures

There are pentimenti in pencil

Publication/Creation

1811

Physical description

1 drawing : pencil, and pen and ink and brown wash ; image 34.9 x 49.9 cm

Lettering

Pinelli

Lettering note

Inscription over the door of the chapel: "Uscite di speranza a voi che entrate", apparently a variation on "Lasciate ogni speranza o voi che entrate" at the entrance to hell (Dante, Divina Commedia, Inferno, canto 3, v. 1)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 576694i

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Languages

  • Italian


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