Sketch of the three female figures of the Greek Fates (Moirae) shown spinning and cutting thread: probably taken from an Italian Renaissance painting or fresco
|Subject||Human figure ; Frescoes|
NOTES: This drawing is one of a number of sketches of Italian paintings, sculpture, Medieval and Renaissance costume and miscellaneous tracings by Godwin from an album containing items relating to architecture and ornament. Alfred George Stevens travelled to Italy in 1834 where he spent nine years studying the frescoes and paintings of the Old Masters. In the early 1840s, after attending a design course at the Florentine Academy, he returned to London.
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