An Allegory of Life and Death (study) by Battista Franco

One of 5 drawings donated by Sir Kenneth Clark to the Ashmolean in 1937.


Pen & ink
20 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Sir Kenneth Clark through The Art Fund

Kenneth Clark was Keeper of Fine Arts at the Ashmolean from 1931-33. He went on to become the youngest person to be appointed as director of the National Gallery where he remained until after the Second World War in 1945.

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