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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Ceiling Design: Roman Ambassador Ask the Sabine Numa Pompilius to Reign over Rome, Sala di Numa Pompilio, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza", 1802–05

type: Drawing

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Three ambassadors urge Numa, seated in his room, to go with them. Boy carries diadem toward Numa; Romans kneel at left with crowd filling room. In black chalk, upper center, part of underdrawing of unclear subject matter.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design