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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Sketchbook Folio, "The Rape of the Sabines", 1821–22

type: Sketchbook folio

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Upper drawing of struggle between women and classically dressed warriors. Lower drawing of man crawling at center being slain by Romulus and Remus, one with spear other with sword. At middleground two warriors, one with shield, kneel before altar. Figures and city wall in background.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design