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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Venetian Architecture Capriccio with the Colleoni by Andrea Verrochio", 1800–25

type: Drawing

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Very high somewhat altered monument of Colleoni, seen from right corner of back with mourning figures beside. In background, fantastical Venetian structures; at left, sepulchral monument at wall of church. At right, monument with equestrian statue in front of upper part of structure which has appearance of mausoleum. Front, variation of monument to Nicola Orsini, Church of St. John and Paul in Venice. Framing lines. Inscribed by Giani in graphite: Piazza per sepolchri. Written in upper right corner, horizontally in ink: 14.

Participants

Designer
Felice Giani

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design