Design for an engraved antique gem in an ornamental setting by Girolamo Odam

Depicting the Greek hero Diomedes in a heavily ornamented Baroque setting, this celebratory design based on an antique gem is the first drawing by Girolamo Odam to enter the Ashmolean collection.


Pen, brown ink, grey wash
51.7 x 36.9 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,200 ( Total: £5,500)
Acquired in:
Stephen Ongpin


G. Norman; Ralph Holland c.1958; Sold Sotheby's, July 2013. An ARt Loss Register search has been carried out.

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