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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.

Participants

Designer
Felice Giani

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design