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Preliminary drawing for the Worship of Quetzelcoatl

Preliminary drawing for the Worship of Quetzelcoatl
1722

Medium
pen and ink and wash
Measurements
14.9 × 20.7 cm (sheet)
Inscription
inscribed in pen and ink l.l.: B. Picart f 1722
inscribed in pencil on support sheet: RS 102 (in an oval) / FR. 06 - gc (in a square) s/m/ E/A (in Robert Carl Sticht's hand)
Accession Number
1278.759-3
Department
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Ceremonial and Funerary Human Figures Religion and Mythology
Subjects (specific)
Arcadian landscapes (visual works) offerings (object genre) Pre-Columbian (American) Pre-Columbian religions Quetzalcóatl (Nahua deity) religious symbolism thrones worship
Movements
Neoclassicism

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