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Drawing, Romulus and Remus: Decorations for Reception Room, Aldini Villa, Montmorency

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1813 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen, brown ink, and brown wash over black chalk on rough grey 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

25.4 x 38.2 cm (10 x 15 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed: camera da ricevere dipinta a Momoransi castello di S.E. Aldini 2 Maggio 1813; Nasita di Remo e Romolo; 2 Faustolo e Romolo e Remo; Romolo a Roma in ...3; trofeo a Romolo; 4 Romolo segna la grandezza di Roma; 5 Ratto delle sabine; 6 Romolo porta li primi armi. Caption on top, written with ink: "Camera da ricevere di pinta a Mamoranse / castelle di S. E. Aldini / 2 Maggio 1813

Cite this object as

Drawing, Romulus and Remus: Decorations for Reception Room, Aldini Villa, Montmorency; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen, brown ink, and brown wash over black chalk on rough grey paper; 25.4 x 38.2 cm (10 x 15 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3297

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