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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Sepulchral monument for writer Vecei", after 1795

type: Drawing

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A group composed of Saturnus, Truth, and a Lion is shown on an oval pedestal against an arch of olive boughs. Two seated putti flamking an urn, at left, a vase in the shape of tiara with fire. In landscape. Fragment of bordering line, top right. Inscription on monument base: QUI.CIACE.VECEI.CHE.IN/ SCRIVERE.VERITA.IN.SATIRE/ FU.SI.BRAVO.CHE.MISE.ALLO/ SPECCHIO.GRAN.SOGETTO



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