Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Two Chimneypieces: Upper (as Designed for Senator Rezzonico)—with a Medusa Head at the Center of the Lintel and Vases Flanking the Jambs. Lower—with an Eagle at the Center Flanked by Satyr Heads on the Lintel,

From Diverse Maniere d’Adornare i Cammini ed ogni Altra Parte Degli Edifizi Desunte Dall’Architettura Egizia, Etrusca, Greca (Cammino che si vede nel Palazzo di Sua Ecc’za Milord Conte D’Exeter a Burghley in Inghilterra.)


Dimensions (Plate): 405 x 265 mm (15.9 x 10.4 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left

Accession number: Retrospective TBD

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892)

Bibliography: Focillon 873; Petrucci (1953) 883; Wilton-Ely 831 and p. 904 with remark: “Inscribed under upper design: ‘Questo Camino si vede in marmo nel gabinetto di S.E. Il Sig. Prencipe D. Abondio Rezzonico Senator di Roma.’ (‘This marble chimneypiece can be seen in the cabinet of His Excellency Prince Don Abondio Rezzonico, Senator of Rome.’)”

Work Type: print

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