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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Sketchbook Folio, "The Lupercalian Festivals", 1821–22

type: Sketchbook folio

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Upper drawing, male figure in classical dress at center, with robe billowing behind him, rushing past smoking altar. Figure at right dancing. In background figures visible through smoke. Lower drawing figure in classical armor, apparently Romulus, at right directing ploughman with two oxen. Other figures at left removing(or setting) stones and timbers.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design