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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Matrimonial Chastity, Sala di Corneglia, Palazzo Cavina, Faenza", 1816

type: Drawing

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Woman sits holding branch in right hand, dove sits upon her left shoulder. Inscribed in ink, on foot stool: PENELOP. Cupid leans upon her seat. Winged girl sits, left, upon ground. Inscribed below: CASITA MATRIMONIALE. Verso: pen sketch showing woman holding branch. Dove sits upon her palm. Winged child enters with two wreaths. Cupid stands at right. Inscription below: CASITA MATRIMONIALE.


Felice Giani


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