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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Nine Circular Compositions with Diety Subject Matter", 1805

type: Drawing

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Nine compositions: 1. chariot of victory holding mace in right hand. Coliseum shown in rear. 2. Girl shown in profile turned toward right where statue of Venus stands. She kneels upon altar, carrying basket with fruit. 3. Warrior brings panoply to statue. 4. Girl offers game to statue of Diana. 5. Muse shown in profile, standing and turned toward left. She pours wine from pitcher on altar. Statue of Apollo against pedestal of which lyre leans shown in left foreground.


Felice Giani


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