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Drawing, Nine Circular Compositions with Diety Subject Matter

This is a drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1805 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

22.9 x 44.8 cm (9 x 17 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermarks: G S in circle.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink: vitoria 1 vitoria; venere 2 venere sua ninfa; marte e la guerre; diana 4 Diana e sua ninfa; Apollo e sua Musa; vitoria 6 vitoria; vitorie 7 Fama; pluto 8 Pluto e suo sacrificio; netunno e sua ninfa.

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Drawing, Nine Circular Compositions with Diety Subject Matter; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper; 22.9 x 44.8 cm (9 x 17 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3475

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