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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    late 16th century - early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tempesta, Antonio, born 1555 - died 1630 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen washed with sepia

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.170

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 17

Physical description

Battlepiece; Cavalry fighting on a bridge. A trooper in the foreground stretched across his dead steed; Pen washed with sepia.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, drawn)

Date

late 16th century - early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Tempesta, Antonio, born 1555 - died 1630 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen washed with sepia

Dimensions

Height: 5.8 in, Width: 7.7 in

Descriptive line

Tempesta, Antonio; Battlepiece; Cavalry fighting on a bridge. A trooper in the foreground stretched across his dead steed; Pen washed with sepia; Italian; ca. 1575-1630.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Pen; Sepia

Techniques

Drawing; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Cavalry; Bridge; Horses (animals)

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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