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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Decoration for portrait of Pope Pius VI and royal couple"

type: Drawing

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Vertical rectangle. In front of a curtain stands a support which has below the shape of a column. Obliquely fastened to it are two ovoidal frames in front of a trophy of colors. A putto is shown kneeling upon either frame raising crowns and mace. Above in the interval between the frames is a bearded head with a helmet. It supports another frame having on top two putti with the keys and the tiara. Colored background.

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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design