17 December 1998
Felice Giani (1757/60-1823)
Venus and Adonis, after Titian; and Venus and Cupid
with extensive inscriptions (verso)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash
273 x 206 mm.(a pair) (2)
Anon. sale, Brussels, Galerie Fievez, 10 April 1923, lot 722.
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A similar drawing is illustrated in P. Dearborn Massar, 'A drawing by Felice Giani afer Michelangelo, Master Drawings, 1984, XXII, pp. 318-9, pl. 42.
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