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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "The Virgin Ascending; Virgin Ascending; Two Putti, after Domenichino; Two Feminine Figures", 1821–22

type: Drawing

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Upper left, the Virgin, with arms extended, born heavenwards through clouds by eight angels and cherubim. Upper right, Virgin born heavenwards, supported by four winged putti, with another angel at upper left. Lower left, two putti, one seated, and other kneeling, holding sprays of flowers. Lower right, two kneeling women, embracing.


Felice Giani


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