Nov 20, 2012




circle of Pietro da Cortona

(Italian, 1596–1669)

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash over black chalk, heightened with white gouache; incised, framing lines in brown ink over traces of black chalk

Support: Light brown laid paper, laid down on cream(3) laid paper; embossed gold paper strips mounted to perimeter

Sheet: 26.3 x 43.5 cm (10 3/8 x 17 1/8 in.); Image: 25.4 x 42.7 cm (10 x 16 13/16 in.); Secondary Support: 26.3 x 43.5 cm (10 3/8 x 17 1/8 in.)

The Norweb Collection 1954.688


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