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Design after Paintings by Raphael and Paintings in Bologna by Albani, Francia, Parmigianino; Monument Verso: Anatomical Study

Catalog Data

Designer:
Felice Giani, Italian, 1758–1823  Search this
Medium:
Graphite, pen and ink, brush and sepia, watercolor washes on laid paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1811–14
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Double sided sheet from sketchbook. Recto, sheet divided into six rectangles, each showing unique scene. Top left rectangle, Isaiah shown between two angels, inscription on tablet between angles: ISAIA 1811. Also inscription below rectangle: Raffaello Roma. Top right rectangle, Diana and Actaeon with inscription below: Albani Bologna. Middle rectangle, families of Virgin and Elizabeth. Inscription below: Francia Bologna. Bottom right rectangle, Virgin teaches child to read. Inscription below: Parmigianino Bologna. Bottom middle rectangle, Adonis starting hunt. Inscribed below: Parmigianino Bologna. At left top corner, "141" and at left bottom corner "78". Verso, three anatomical studies of arms, indicating muscles and bones. Three caricature heads in profile.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-1212
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-1212