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12 FRAMED ALLEGORICAL AQUATINTS AFTER RAFAEL, C. 1806
"THE SIX HOURS OF THE DAY AND THE SIX HOURS OF THE NIGHT"

The Fifth Hour Of The Night
‘Ora Quinta Di Notte’

Wingless and crowned with flowers, the figure pours dew as a symbol of the blessings of the night. The urn is like one of the three figures preceding the chariot of Aurora,
painted by Guercino in the Villa Ludoviso in Rome.

HEIGHT: 73 cm (28¾")
WIDTH: 52 cm (20½")



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