Design for an ornamental border.
Design for an ornamental border by Pirro Ligorio, 15701580
© Ashmolean Museum
- Pen, ink & wash
- 47 x 68 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,500 ( Total: £55,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox
It is possibly a design for a frontpiece for an exceptionally large and sumptuous volume, or is perhaps a design for an ornamental border of a fresco.
The Cassiano dal Pozzo/Albani vols, owned by William Stirling Maxwell; Phillips 1990.