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Drawing - Design for a cornice and freize

Design for a cornice and freize

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    D.256-1888

  • Gallery location:

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

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

late 16th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 206 mm, Width: 505 mm

Descriptive line

Drawing, design for a cornice and freize, decorated with cartouches, Italian, late 16th century.

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

Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume I. 14th-16th century, London, 1979, p. 247.

The text is as follows:

SCHOOL UNKNOWN:
late 16th century

602
Design for a cornice and frieze, decorated with cartouches
Inscribed in pencil in a later hand ‘Pierin D. Vaga’
Pen and ink and blue wash
8 1/8 x 19 7/8 (206 x 505) D.256-1888

PROVENANCE Count (?) Gelozzi or Gelosi (Lugt 545); bought from A. W. Thibaudeau, 1888

Formerly ascribed to Perino del Vaga.

Materials

Pen and ink; Blue wash

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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