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Giants crushed by rocks and the falling columns of the temple, clouds of smoke above, Poseidon in his chariot to left in the background, two spaces at left for doorways, from 'Giove che fulmina li giganti', after the frescoes on the ceiling of the Sala dei Giganti designed by Giulio Romano for the Palazzo del Te, Mantua

'Giove che fulmina li giganti'
Pietro Santi Bartoli (Italian, Perugia 1615–1700 Rome)
After Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua)
ca. 1680
sheet: 7 9/16 x 11 1/4 in. (19.2 x 28.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
Not on view
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 15–September 29, 2014.

Massari 273.269
Stefania Massari Giulio Romano, Pinxit et Delineavit. Rome, 1993.

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