Stuart Monument

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Intended for an intercolumniation between two embedded columns, and in a niche. Between the capitals is a frieze with an escutcheon supported by two flying putti, in front of drapery festoons. Below is a stereobate. The monument has below a pedestal with a high base, and a panel with a relief of figures. Above it stand two female allegories, leaning against the sarcophagus, which has the general shape of an urn upon a high base. Upon the cover kneel, at left a winged putti, in the center a putto and support the oval medallion with a bust portrait, sided by another putto, flying at right. Both putti support with their left hands the crown at top. Made in: Rome, Italy. Date: 1790s. Record ID: chndm_1938-88-1339.

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