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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Night and Day, in Two Octagons, for a Bedroom", ca. 1815

type: Drawing

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Top: Selene rides upon chariot with two horses towards left. Flying putto with torch accompanies her. Trophy consisting of bow and quiver shown at bottom. Caption, written with ink on top: "notte"; top right: camera da letto". Bottom: Apollo rides in chariot with four horses toward right. Arc of zodiac in rear. Trophy with lyre shown at bottom. Caption, beneath: "Giorno." Written center: "Giorno(Giugno?) canchro Luglio leone/ Agosto vergine/ Settembre libra."

Participants

Designer
Felice Giani

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design