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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Decoration for the Ceiling of a Bedroom in Villa Aldini, Montmorency", 1813

type: Drawing

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Eight large hexagons distributed into three rows; eight circular medallions with hands, distributed into wedges and four small hexagons. On second row, three hexagons showing respectively: Venus and companions adore Psyche. Psyche in boat charon. Cupid touches with his arrow the sleeping Psyche. Third row: small hexagon with decorative motif. Fourth row: three large hexagons showing respectively: girl outlining shadow of her lover at the wall; an architect over his plans. In intervals, two small hexagons, with sketches. Fifth row: small hexagon with two figures beside altar.

Participants

Designer
Felice Giani

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design