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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Design for Stage Curtain: Temple of Fame", ca. 1815

type: Drawing

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Vertical Rectangle. Variation of design 3181. Putto raises tablet with inscription "METAS" [tasio] near monument at left. No hermae shown, but upon entablature lie wreaths and frieze inscribed with names "ORFEO, CIMAROSA, ARISTOFANE, GOLDONI, SOFFOCLE, ALFIERI." Inscription below: "Teatro delle muse."


Felice Giani


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