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Design for an architectural decoration
Orsi, Lelio
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Orsi, Lelio

1511, 1587

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Design for an architectural decoration

XVI century. Wash, White lead, Pencil, Mauve ink, Grey-brown ink on dark yellow paper. Not on display

The decoration consists of putti carrying swags and a caryatid holding up a cornice, beneath which is a large escutcheon. Just discernible on the face of the shield to the right is a man on the back of a rearing horse.

Turner, Nicholas, From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci. A century of Italian drawings from the Prado, Chicago, Art Services International, 2008, p.324

Technical data

Inventory number
D001741
Author
Orsi, Lelio
Title
Design for an architectural decoration
Date
XVI century
Technique
Wash; White lead; Pencil; Mauve ink; Grey-brown ink
Support
Dark yellow paper
Dimension
Height: 225 mm.; Width: 300 mm.
Provenance
Bequest of Pedro Fernández Durán y Bernaldo de Quirós, 1931

Bibliography +

Romani, Vittoria, Primaticcio, Tibaldi e la questione delle ''cose del cielo'', Bertoncello, 1997.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de dibujos. Dibujos italianos del siglo XVI (por Nicholas Turner, con la colaboración de José Manuel Matilla), V, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2004, pp. 324.

Turner, Nicholas, From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci. A century of Italian drawings from the Prado, Art Services International, Chicago, 2008, pp. 324.

Other inventories +

Inv. Legado Pedro Fernández Durán, 1931. Núm. 997.

Inscriptions +

ORSI DA NOVELLARA (paspartú de Fernández Durán)
Passepartout

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Update date: 06-04-2021 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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