A grotesque panel by Raphael

A decorative panel with grotesques, male and female nudes and mythical creatures.

Details

Medium:
Pen, brown ink and grey wash black lead
Dimensions:
40 x 25 cm
Acquired in:
1997
Bequeathed by:
Walter Ison through The Art Fund

This work after Raphael is part of a collection of 45 works bequeathed by Ison to 10 public collections. Ison was trained as an architect and later became an architectural historian: his passion for classical architecture was reflected in his books on Georgian Buildings of Bath and his work as Architectural editor for the ongoing series 'Survey of London' which he worked on between 1957 and 1970.

Venue details

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

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