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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Two Drawings of the Madonna and Child in Ovals, Studies after Giambologna and Alfonzo da Ferrero; Herm and Chimera, after Antique", 1821–22

type: Drawing

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Above, two oval compositions, both with half figures of the Madonna with Child. Below, at lower left, herm or stele, with oak leaves at base, winged putto sits atop pillow or turban which rests on head of bearded man. At lower right, seated chimera in profile, with goat's head, lion's paws, and wings.

Participants

Designer
Felice Giani

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design