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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Wall Decoration for Cosimo III de' Medici", ca. 1690

type: Drawing

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Vertical rectangle. Statue of the armoured king, galloping to the left (to be executed in high relief), standing upon a console before a background ofrose marble. Frame of metal with blue marble as inner part. On the top two winged putti upon a volute, holding with their right hands a blue ball with three golden lilies and lifting with their left hands a royal crown.


Giovanni Battista Foggini


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