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Drawing - Design for a window frame

Design for a window frame

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Blue wash over black chalk strengthened with pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.619-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 191

Place of Origin

Rome (made)

Date

late 16th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Blue wash over black chalk strengthened with pen and ink

Dimensions

Length: 358 mm, Width: 190 mm

Descriptive line

Drawing, design for a window frame with a broken segmental pediment, Rome, late 16th century.

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

Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume I. 14th-16th century, London, 1979, p. 221.

The text is as follows:

ROME: late 16th century

493

Design for a window frame with a broken segmental pediment
Inscribed 'trentuno' and numbered '31' Blue wash over black chalk strengthened with pen and ink
14 1/8 x 7 ½ (358 x 190) 9-I922

PROVENANCE Lord Amherst of Hackney (sale, Sotheby, 14 December 1921; bought by Meat yard and sold by him to the Museum)

The drawing is by the same hand and in the same technique as no. 492

Materials

Blue wash; Black chalk; Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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