Study for a frieze by Perino Del Vaga

Study for a frieze with subjects from classical history.

Details

Medium:
Pen and brown wash, heightened with white, on brown tinted paper
Dimensions:
13 x 38 cm
Acquired in:
1958
Vendor:
Christie's

The style of this elaborate drawing, the subject matter of which remains obscure, resembles that of works of Raphael's workshop (for example the studies for the Loggie).

Provenance

Skippe Collection, Mr Edward Holland-Martin.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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