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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Self-Portrait of Felice Giani; recto: Muses Seated Beneath a Tree", late 18th–early 19th century

type: Drawing

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Recto: Group of classically-inspired female figures in loose drapery gather and sit around a large rock and several trees in the center of the composition Verso: half-length portrait of a man wearing a top hat and collared jacket seated leaning on the top rail of a chair and looking off to the right of the composition. In front of the man is a tabletop with several objects resting on the surface.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design