Orlando and Ferrau engage in the duel thumbnail 1
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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H , Shelf C, Case 93, Box 78

Orlando and Ferrau engage in the duel

Drawing
about 1780 (Drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Rapid sketch of mounted duelling figures


object details
Category
Object Type
Additional Titles
  • Ferragus et Roland en plein combat (generic title)
  • Illustration to Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, Canto XII (generic title)
Materials and Techniques
Black chalk and brown wash
Brief Description
Jean Honoré Fragonard, Orlando and Ferrau engage in the duel (Ferragus et Roland en plein comba). Illustration to Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, Canto XII. Fragonard. Black chalk and brown wash, c.1780.

French School
Physical Description
Rapid sketch of mounted duelling figures
Dimensions
  • Height: 44,1cm
  • Width: 29.4cm
Style
Subject depicted
Literary ReferenceAriosto. Orlando Furioso, Canto XII
Bibliographic Reference
Marie-Anne Dupuy Vachey: Fragonard et le Roland Furieux, Paris, 2003, p.386, cat.116 Illustrated p.261
Collection
Accession Number
E.997-1979

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record createdDecember 18, 2003
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