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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1550-1585 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn with a pen in sepia, and washes of the same colour added with a brush

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.345

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 112

Physical description

Curtius about to leap into the chasm, spear in hand, to appease the wrath of the gods, for the safety of Rome; Drawn with a pen in sepia, and washes of the same colour added with a brush; Signed in full.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)

Date

ca. 1550-1585 (made)

Artist/maker

Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawn with a pen in sepia, and washes of the same colour added with a brush

Marks and inscriptions

Signed in full.

Dimensions

Height: 10.7 in, Width: 15 in

Descriptive line

Cambiaso, Luca; Curtius about to leap into the chasm, spear in hand, to appease the wrath of the gods, for the safety of Rome; Drawn with a pen in sepia, and washes of the same colour added with a brush; Signed in full; Genoese School; ca. 1550-1585.

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; Brush-work

Subjects depicted

Spear; Man

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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