Design for the print 'The Practice of the Visual Arts'; a sculptor working on Roma with the river god of the Tiber and the wolf suckling Romulus and Remus at her feet, a painter working on a fresco of a battle at l, a man dissecting a suspended figure and three boys drawing from a skeleton at r, a man modelling a horse at centre and other drawing at a table at l Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, heightened with white Turner, Florentine Drawings of the Sixteenth Century, London, 1986 The scene may be briefly described as follows. Top centre a sculptor on a high pedestal is at work on a group of a seated Victory with a river god and the wolf with Romulus and Remus at her feet. To the left a painter is at work on a large fresco of a battle. In the foreground on the right are an old man dissecting a figure suspended from a rope and three boys drawing a skeleton, likewise suspended. In the centre is a man modelling a horse, and to the left two men are seated at a bench on which is a statuette of Venus, the man seated in front appears to be engraving on a block.
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