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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Venus and Cupid, Study after Annibale Carracci", 1821–22

type: Drawing

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Upper drawing of Venus seated on clouds, holding apple(?) in left hand; at left, Cupid with his bow and quiver of arrows. Lower drawing of two putti at left, posed like caryatids, holding draperies. Background shows balustrade with suggestion of coat-of-arms at right.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design