Possibly an Illustration for Orlando Furioso (Melissa a Magician Shows Bradamante Future Heroes of the House of Este)

17th century
Attributed to Unidentified artist, French, 17th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 42.6 x 35.5 cm (16 3/4 x 14 in. )

Accession Number

15.1277

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, over traces of graphite pencil, on cream antique laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Markings

Collector's mark, l.r.: [Lugt 2881] Parsons & Sons, London (late 19th–early 20th century, the last proprietor, Frederick John Parsons, died in 1935)

Provenance

Possibly with Parsons & Sons, London (late 19th–early 20th century, the last proprietor, Frederick John Parsons, died in 1935) [Lugt 2881]; Private collection; 1915, purchased through Mr. Walter Gay by the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1915)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912