Design for Stage Curtain: Temple of Fame

Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on off-white laid paper | c. 1815

Felice Giani

Vertical format. Variation of design 1901-39-3181. Putto raises tablet with inscription "METAS" [tasio] near monument at left. No hermae shown, but upon entablature lie wreaths and frieze inscribed with names "ORFEO, CIMAROSA, ARISTOFANE, GOLDONI, SO...
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