A Demon and One of the Damned by Luca Signorelli

The demon stands on the right with his legs apart, and raises a fist to strike the damned soul, who kneels on one knee and looks at his tormentor.

Details

Medium:
Black chalk on light brown paper
Dimensions:
29 x 20 cm
Acquired in:
1946
Vendor:
Frere Cholmeley

There is a possible connection with the Orvietto frescoes.

Provenance

From the Phillipps Fenwick Collection.

Venue details

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

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