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La Casa Delle Delizie (The House of Delights)
  • Gigino Falconi
    born 1933
    born: Teramo, Italy
  • La Casa Delle Delizie (The House of Delights), circa 1975
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 90 x 80 cm
    Canvas/Support: 35 3/8 x 31 1/2 in
  • Gift of Eleanor and William Bartholomew
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0128
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Figures in a landscape. There is a wall in the immediate foreground. A young girl stands behind it in a peach and white dress. She is holding a circular object and tilts her head to the right. A man and a woman (identified as her parents) sit to her left. The woman is wearing a red and beige top with thin straps and sits with her back to the viewer. The man is bare-chested and wears beige pants and a blue hat. The figures are surrounded by boulders. The background is comprised of a large house and tall, thin trees.