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Drawing, Romulus and Remus, Thirteen Paintings for the Sala delle Origini di Roma, Faenza, 1803

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1803 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite 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

22.6 x 34.7 cm (8 7/8 x 13 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in double oval

It is inscribed

Inscribed: concepimento di remo e romolo; nascita di romolo e remo; amulio consacra rea silvia sacerdotessa di vesta; remo e aquasato a re Amulio; fastulo presenta alla moglie romolo e remo; romolo e remo alatati dalla lupa; romolo da le lefi a roma;

Cite this object as

Drawing, Romulus and Remus, Thirteen Paintings for the Sala delle Origini di Roma, Faenza, 1803; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 22.6 x 34.7 cm (8 7/8 x 13 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3484

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