Minerva sits on the ground with legs extended, writing on a tablet.
Minerva as Patron of the Arts by Felice Giani, 1804
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- Pen and brown ink with grey wash over graphite
- 11 x 27 cm
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Yvonne ffrench, from whom bought by the donor
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