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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Four Studies after the head of a horse", 1812–14

type: Drawing

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Recto: Right row: Three Sibyls; inscription in ink "andrea/Pisano" and "sibille su/ le porte/ di S. Petro/ nio in/ Bologna/ del/ senese/ detto/ della/ fonte". The Annunciation in half-figures; caption: "monu [mento] del 2 cento Bologna" Left row: Roman sepulchral relief with three half figures; caption: "monumento nel corte del Sig Mattei Roma". View of the court of Palazzo Mattei shown toward the rear: caption: "Cortile del palazzo Mattei ornato de belissimi monumenti anitchi al uso/ di un museo Roma” God the Father and angels; Caption: "Lodovico Caracci Bologna” Left borrom corner: "87"; top center "150" Verso: Head of a horse with half opened mouth, shown twice raised and in profile, twice lowered, and obliquely in two different directions.

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Artist
Felice Giani

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design

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