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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Design after Two Paintings after Caravaggio; Verso, Eagle", 1812–14

type: Drawing

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Sketchbook page: folio 98. Classical scene showing assembly; inscription: Polidoro da Caravaggio Roma. Four brothers of Joseph consider throwing him into pit. Surrounded by mountainous landscape; inscribed: Rafaello Perugia. Inscribed at left bottom, corner: 96; and at left top corner: 160. Verso: Eagle show at top. Cow shown at bottom of page; it crouches behind elevation of earth.


Felice Giani


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