A Fantastic Barge Decorated with Dolphins and Carrying Musicians and Glaucus

about 1608
Giulio Parigi (Italian, 1570–1635 or 1636)


Dimensions

Sheet: 13.5 x 19 cm (5 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1998.407

Medium or Technique

Black chalk and pen and brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Etched by Remigio Cantagallina (1582–about 1630) as a barge “Argonautica” used in Battaglia Navale rapp. in Arno per le nozze de sermo Principipe di Toscana (Florence, 1608
Ref. Peter Fuhring, Design into Art, Drawings for Architecture and Ornament, The Lodewijk Houthakker Collection, London, 1989, no. 982

Inscription

Inscribed in brown ink "Barcha Di Musici rapra Clauco Dio Marino e Tritoni", "tritoni", "clauco" and numbered "16" in a cartouche

Provenance

Lodewijk Houthakker, Amsterdam; R.S. Johnson Fine Art, IL; acquired December 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Jessie H. Wilkinson—Jessie H. Wilkinson Fund