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Apotheosis of Maria Theresa
  • Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl
    1860–1933
    born: Hungary ; active: Austria, Italy
  • Apotheosis of Maria Theresa, 1898
  • heightening, charcoal, pastel
  • Paper Type: blue laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22 x 46.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 18 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 31.5 x 47.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 18 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift from the Edward A. and Inge Maser Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0226
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

sketch, mostly gestural, showing a curving staircase open to sky, with a woman at its peak, angels above her. figures crowd the steps below.