Vertical rectangle. Statue of the armoured king, galloping to the left (to be executed in high relief), standing upon a console before a background ofrose marble. Frame of metal with blue marble as inner part. On the top two winged putti upon a volute, holding with their right hands a blue ball with three golden lilies and lifting with their left hands a royal crown.


  • Title: Wall Decoration for Cosimo III de' Medici
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Foggini
  • Date Created: ca. 1690
  • Physical Dimensions: w422 x h652 cm
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of various donors
  • Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, black chalk, graphite on white laid paper
  • Provenance: Giovanni Piancastelli
  • Paper Support: White laid paper
  • Markings: Marks: Sun in circle, above: S O
  • Exhibitions: see related/exhibitions
  • Dimensions: 65.2 x 42.2 cm (25 11/16 x 16 5/8 in.)

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