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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Stage Design: Curtain, The Workshop of Apollo", 1800–05

type: Drawing

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Vertical rectangle. Framing similiar to 3180. View into circular vaulted structure, right part formed by front of temple dedicated to Apollo. Left foreground, herm stands, crowned by putto and surrounded below by musical intruments, books, scrolls. Center: altar with old priest. At right: three muses and victorious putto over demon. At left: sketch of monument with inscription below, " Teatro delle Muse," above flying flame.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design