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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Sketchbook Folio, "Remus Kills King Amulius; Remus Led in Chains before King Amulius; Two Studies After Carracci", 1821–22

type: Sketchbook folio

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Upper drawing of dying king sprawling toward lower left corner; surrounded by four classically dressed helmeted warriors, one with drawn sword. Other soldiers crowd at right, moving crowd in background. Setting shows dais or throne in open air with square and city gate. Lower drawing of King Amulius on his throne at right pointing left. Remus, with hands bound, seen from back at left accompanied by two warriors. Young man wearing robes pleads for Remus at center.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design