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Female figures representing the elements of air, earth and water. Etching by G. Vascellini after A. Fedi the elder after bas-relief in Florence.

Fedi, Antonio, the elder, active 1788.

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Central figure, representing earth, holds two cherubs: one bearing fruit, another clutching at her breast. Left-hand figure with swan, representing air; right-hand figure shown with sea-monster. A bull and a sheep graze in the foreground

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Bassorilievo dell'antica scuola romana dopo la Greca, che rappresenta la terra, l'aria, e l'acqua. Esiste nella Real Galleria di Firenze: ...

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Florence : Giuseppe Bardi.

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1 print : etching ; image 31.4 x 38.5 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 26863i

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  • Italian


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Female figures representing the elements of air, earth and water. Etching by G. Vascellini after A. Fedi the elder after bas-relief in Florence. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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