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Allegory

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Allegory

Archives of American Art
Essay : 1 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.

Allegory

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Allegory

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Religious Allegory

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Allegory showing warriors defending the Virgin and other figures of Faith against evil forces. Hell shown below, and the resurrected Christ in a nimbus crowning a kneeling soldier. Latin inscription explain the various allegories.

Allegory of Fame

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Probable Allegory of Fame with spoils of war.

25c Allegory single

National Postal Museum
single

Allegory of America

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Under an arch supported by columns is a female figure in feather skirt, holding shield and arrow, seated on a tortoise; crested with shield and two figures.

Allegory of Sculpture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Two children, one standing and one sitting, working on a statue of a woman carrying a wreath.

Allegory of Time

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
An allergorical picture featuring Youth and Old Age walking hand-in-hand amidst classical ruins. Chronos, the personification of time in Greek mythology, is seen above in a chariot drawn by stags. Two figures appear on the right, and two additional faintly drawn figures appear in the center background.

Allegory of Transience

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Scene of two shepherds and a boy among classical ruins. At right, a kneeling male figure wearing a turban crouches near a quiver of arrows. To his right, a standing figure with a shepherd's staff points his right hand towards an inscription on a curved wall. At right, a small boy in a cape holds a finger to his mouth. Behind him, a woman washes the face of a man (possibly a sculpture). Standing on the wall at upper right near a large carved urn is a cherub figure holding a bat.

Allegory on Good Government

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Allegorical figures of Monarchy entrhoned, attended by Justice, Architecture, and Warfare.

Allegory of Fortitude and Peace

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Lunette with Allegory of Architecture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Woman seated beside table raises architectural plan. Minerva speaks to her pointing opened drawing book leaning, together with other books and plans, against wall. Young man leans upon table in right rear. Written in pencil on top: "Archittetura".

Allegory of the Four Seasons

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Sketch of an allegorical composition depicting the four seasons.

3c Allegory "Cuba" plate proof

National Postal Museum
Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. These plate proofs are each unique, with the approval signatures and date. For postal scholars these plates provide important production information in the plate margin inscriptions, including guidelines, plate numbers, and initials of the siderographer, or person who created the plate from a transfer roll.

Plate No. 893

Denomination: 3c

Subject: Allergory "Cuba"; Issues of the Republic under US Military Rule

Color: purple

Design for Allegory of Painting

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle showing a female painter beside an easel, pointing at a sheet of paper brought to her by a child or putto. A colonnade is shown in the background. Above is outlined as a niche.

Design for Allegory of Sculpture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle with a tab at bottom edge, showing a seated woman working on a bust with a chisel and hammer. A completed bust beside her.

Lunette with Allegory of Painting

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Woman painting Diana of Ephesus has turned around to listen to Minerva. Apprentice draws at right.

Allegory of Power

National Museum of African Art
Painting of watercolor and ink on paper of a stylized human figure with other human figures inside.

Sketch, Seated Allegory in Architectural Setting

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Sketch, Seated Allegory in Architectural Setting.

Allegory of justice with sword and scales

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
An allegory of justice. Robed female figure holds a sword upright in her left hand and a set of scales in her right.

The Allegory of Franklin and Washington

National Museum of American History
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