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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, 1815–20

type: Drawing

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In the upper left, Flora seated in a landscape is being kissed by Zephyr lying on a cloud-bank, while a river god sleeps to the left and two children drive sheep to pasture to the right (symbolizing Spring). In the lower left, figures offer children, fruit, and other foods to Ceres, seated in a bower, while in the distance, figures are seen dancing in a wheat field (symbolizing Summer).

Participants

Donor
Bridget Mahon
Designer
Unknown

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design

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