One of the 66 drawings from Holkham Hall.
Landscape with Fishermen and Washerwomen by a Cascade by Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini), 16601660
© British Museum
- Black chalk, brown ink
- 28 x 43 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £7,150 ( Total: £71,500)
- Acquired in:
- Artemis Fine Arts
Transformes the flat landscape surrounding Holkham Hall into a picturesque Italianate landscape of water, evergreen oaks, a temple, and an artificial lake whose appearance has been likened to the Tiber.
1st Earl of Leicester adn by descent; Christie's 'Old Master Drawings from Holkham', 2 July 1991, Lot 28 bt. Sharp