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Madonna and Child and St. John, Study after Francia; Madonna and Child with St. John, Study after Dossi; Madonna and Child with St. John, Bishop Saint, St. Appolonia; Madonna and Child in Niche, Study after Sculpture by Salvator Mundy

Felice Giani1821–22

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Upper left drawing of Madonna with standing Child, St.John at lower left, pointing to the Child. Upper right drawing of Madonna with standing Child who reaches to St.John in lower right. Lower left drawing of Madonna with sleeping Child, St.John sitting at lower right, bishop Saint leaning in from left, and female with bared breasts at right. Lower right drawing of standing Madonna holding Child, in niche, probably after sculpture (inscription has been cut away).

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  • Title: Madonna and Child and St. John, Study after Francia; Madonna and Child with St. John, Study after Dossi; Madonna and Child with St. John, Bishop Saint, St. Appolonia; Madonna and Child in Niche, Study after Sculpture by Salvator Mundy
  • Creator: Felice Giani, Italian, 1758–1823
  • Date Created: 1821–22
  • Location Created: Italy
  • Original Source: See this work of art on the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum website
  • Medium: Pen and ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk on heavy wove white paper
  • Credit line: Museum purchase through gift of various donors

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