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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Numa Pompilius Worshipping Jove on the Aventine, Ceiling Design for the Sala di Numa Pompilius, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza", 1804–05

type: Drawing

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Jupiter, seated upon clouds before slope, extends right hand over Numa who kneels in magic circle. Eagle stands beside Jove, rural gods Pius and Faunus converse in left middle distance. Pitchers from which Numa poured wine into brook beside him; brook runs in right foreground.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design