Birds of the Brumidi Corridors: "To Make Beautiful the Capitol"


Subject:
Birds , Federal (U.S.) Government , General Resources , Congress

Description:
This exhibit features sample images from "Constantino Brumidi (1805-1880) [who] included designs for more than 350 individual birds of at least 100 species in the Senate corridors that today bear his name. This finely rendered aviary is part of a sophisticated decorative scheme inspired by early 15th-century Renaissance frescoes in the Vatican Palace." Find images of game birds, land birds, birds of prey, wetland birds, and more. From the United States Senate.

Publisher:
United States Senate

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/art/birds/introduction.htm


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