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Drawing, Thirteen Apollo Subjects for Ceiling

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush with brown watercolor over red crayon 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

40.8 x 25.8 cm (16 1/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Captions written in red crayon: Apollo e le Muse/ Mercurio robo li bovi/ dapello/ e larco/ con la faratia; giove latona; Latona Diana e/ Apollo; apollo fetonte/ cliomene; Apollo cavallo/ pegasso; Leucotea Apollo; serpente pito/ ne; Apollo e Dafne; carro d'Apollo; apollo pastor; la pitaneza sacia/ Apollo; Apollo e Giancinto.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Thirteen Apollo Subjects for Ceiling; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and ink, brush with brown watercolor over red crayon on rough grey paper.; 40.8 x 25.8 cm (16 1/16 x 10 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3309

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