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Drawing, Three Panels with Cupids

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

28.9 x 20.2 cm (11 3/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed: amor domator delli animali; ratto Proserpina; Giove Leda; Ercole Jole

Cite this object as

Drawing, Three Panels with Cupids; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper; 28.9 x 20.2 cm (11 3/8 x 7 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1196

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