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Study for Clio and Thalia
  • Ciro Ferri
    1634–1689
    born: Rome, Italy ; died: Rome, Italy
  • Study for Clio and Thalia, circa 1659–1661
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • chalk on paper
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22.1 x 26 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 11/16 x 10 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1984.0194
Description
Literature

Sketch of two women (identified as the muses Clio (comedy) and Thalia (History) in a pendentive. The woman on the right is seated facing left. The other woman is behind her and to the left.