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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Two Friezes Featuring Candelabra, Trophies and Putti", ca. 1805

type: Drawing

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Friezes featuring candelabrum, in center between two symmetrically disposed rams. Trophy of non-military objects. Frieze below. At left, altar beside genius holding torch. Sphinx and griffon sitting with backs toward each other, crossed tails. Above, putto flying seizing wing of sphinx. At right, torso of woman with head, springing from leaves.


Felice Giani


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