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Bologna. Dettaglio della Cassa del Monumento Tartagni (Bologna. Deatail of the tomb of Alessandro Tartagni)
  • Europe
  • Bologna. Dettaglio della Cassa del Monumento Tartagni (Bologna. Deatail of the tomb of Alessandro Tartagni), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Bologna, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.272
Description

A detailed view of the tomb of Alessandro Tartagni found in the Church of San Domenico. The recumbent effigy holds a book to his chest. His feet also rest on a book. Below the effigy is a clawed foot sarcophagus.