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Items 1-4: Four (4) Neo-Classical prints after engravings by Michele Bisi and Giuseppe Longhi of fresco paintings by Andrea Appiani the Elder (Italy, 1754-1817), made for the Cariatides Room of the Royal Palace of Milan at the request of Napoleon I, Emperor of France, circa 1801-1807. These prints appeared in FASTES DE NAPOLEON PREMIER, published by Plon, printed by F. Chardon, Aine, Paris, 1857. Each depicts Greco-Roman deities in allegorical medallions celebrating Napoleon's successful military campaigns, with Latin text. . (Ref. The Royal Academy, London – https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/article/artist-of-the-month-november-2015). Maker's marks, lower left and right below images. All housed under glass in identical giltwood frames. Images: 6 1/8" H x 22 3/8" W. Sights: 6 1/2" H x 22 3/4" W. Frames: 9 3/8" H x 25 5/8" W. Also includes one (1) unrelated lithographic print depicting a scene of goddesses and children, source unknown. Unsigned. Housed under glass in a giltwood shadow box. Sight: 7" H x 18 3/4" W. Framed: 9 1/2" H x 21 1/4" W x 1 1/2" D. The estate of J. Fred Pilkerton, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: 1st through 4th items: Margins have been trimmed. 5th item: 1 1/4" tear to center right of print. All items in overall good condition. Frames with loss, largest 3/4" x 3", to gilt. Not examined outside of frames.