Minerva as Patron of the Arts by Felice Giani

Minerva sits on the ground with legs extended, writing on a tablet.

Details

Medium:
Pen and brown ink with grey wash over graphite
Dimensions:
11 x 27 cm
Acquired in:
1999
Presented by:
Terence Hodgkinson through The Art Fund

She wears a flowing gown, sandals amd a helmet. At her feet are symbols of the arts including a book, an artist's pallette and a bird on a pedestal.

Provenance

Yvonne ffrench, from whom bought by the donor

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun & Bank Holidays 12noon – 5pm

Closed Mon, 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

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