Neptune Standing on a Chariot (Ceiling design)

mid-17th–late 17th century
Johan Carl Loth (German, 1632–1698)


Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 x 40.7 cm (11 5/16 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

1996.453

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink, heightened with white gouache, on brown antique laid paper, laid down on cream antique laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Design for a ceiling.

Markings

verso inscribed No 63 June 2282 (ink)

Provenance

Richard Johnson (d. 1877, Manchester, Lugt 2216) and Sir John Thornhill (b. 1676); Sotheby's, 14 January 1992, lot 154; Azita Bina-Seibel and Elmar W. Seibel, Boston; by whom given to the MFA, Boston (Accession date: January 22, 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Azita Bina-Seibel and Elmar W. Seibel