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CAPUCINES MM Guido Reni “Aurora” hand painted by ARTBURO Personalization

14.2 x 9.1 x 5.5 inches

(Length x Height x Width)

- Porosus Crocodile skin

- Semi-rigid handle for hand, elbow or shoulder carry

- Golden color metallic pieces

- Goatskin lining

- Two large interior compartments, a zippered pocket and a flat pocket

- Protective bottom studs

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The Aurora fresco

Its ceiling fresco is displayed within a painted frame or quadro riportato and depicts from right to left, Aurora (Dawn) in a golden billowing dress with her garlands flies over a dim-lit landscape, leading a blond Apollo in his horse-drawn chariot, surrounded by a chain of female "hours", bringing light to the world. It could also be described as the Triumph of Apollo led by the Aurora. Above the quadriga, in the sky, flies the putto Phosphorus with a torch. Zephyrs blow winds at either end. One interpretation of the work is that the incorporated heraldic symbols were meant to link the patron Scipione with Apollo, his patronage bringing "light to the darkness." It may have served to uphold the ravenous Borghese accumulation of classical antiquities. The style of the work is classically restrained and mimics poses from ancient Roman sarcophagi, that were on display in the cardinal's collection. Others have noted how the painting echoes in part a bas-relief at the Arch of Constantine showing Apollo in a Quadriga with Phosphorus.