The woman is seen full face; her left arm is raised and her hand grasps the pillar.
A Woman Leaning Against a Pillar by Timoteo Viti, 1476-1523
© British Museum
- Grey chalk
- 32 x 16 cm
- Acquired in:
- Frere Cholmeley
It is a study for the figure of Herse barring Mercury's entrance to Aglaura.
From the Phillipps Fenwick Collection.