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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "A Canopied Ceiling with Aurora in Central Panel", 1818–23

type: Drawing

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Canopy scheme. Ovoid medallion showing rising of sun in center. Motif is surrounded by festoons. An otherwise undecorated white tent or one with stripes and other decorations, especially pairs of puttos facing the corners. Pairs of putti and altar shown in the corners on blue ground. Moldings outside.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design