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Felice Giani
Italian, 1758-1823
Vestal Virgins Showing the Will of Augustus to Tiberius and the Senate, 1785-1790
Brush and wash, pen and ink, with white heightening on cream paper
44 x 83.5 cm (17 5/16 x 32 7/8 inches) (irregular)
Gift of Mr. Janos Scholz 57.246

Felice Giani

Vestal Virgins Showing the Will of Augustus to Tiberius and the Senate

Felice Giani
Italian, 1758-1823
Vestal Virgins Showing the Will of Augustus to Tiberius and the Senate, 1785-1790
Brush and wash, pen and ink, with white heightening on cream paper
44 x 83.5 cm (17 5/16 x 32 7/8 inches) (irregular)
Gift of Mr. Janos Scholz 57.246

  • … – 1904. In the collection of Giovanni Piancastelli (1845-1926), Rome.

    … 1904. Purchased by Mary and Edward Brandegee from Giovanni Piancastelli.

    … 1904 – 1944. In the collection of Mary and Edward Brandegee, Boston, Massachusetts (Lugt, 1860c).

    … 1944. Purchased by Janos Scholz from Mary Brandegee.

    … 1944 – 1957. In the collection of Janos Scholz (b. 1903), New York, New York.

    … 1957. Gift to the RISD Museum from Janos Scholz on December 4, 1957.


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