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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Sketchbook Folio, "Remus Drives Away and Kills the Robbers of the Herds; Santuary for the Fugitives on the Campidoglio, Two Studies after Carracci", 1821–22

type: Sketchbook folio

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Upper drawing, figure clad in animal skin with club upraised (probably Remus), at left, standing over slain man; he is about to strike nude man herding ox. Goat, cows, and oxen seen in background. Other figures moving towards right from left. Lower drawing, two men, seen in half-figure; (one looks over shoulder, with outstretched right arm) move across stream, toward temple at middle ground. More figures at right. Hilly landscape setting.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design