Design for a Catafalque for the Memorial Service of a Pope, probably Clement XI

Pen and black ink, brush and sepia, gray watercolor on paper | 1721

Unknown Maker

A tower-like structure, with, on top, the tiered papal crown upon two cushions. Two crying angels with standards, the left depicting the crown, the right depicting the coat of arms of Clement XI (only the shield with the charges).

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