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Battle Scene

Artist:
Lelio Orsi (called Lelio da Novellara) (Italian, Novellara 1508/11–1587 Novellara)
Date:
1511–87
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, over traces of black chalk; squared in black chalk
Dimensions:
5 5/16 x 12in. (13.5 x 30.5cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Anna Mont in memory of Frederick Mont, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.129.1
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and ink, along the bottom border: "Polidore," in mistaken reference to Polidoro da Caravaggio, another famed fresco painter of palace facades.
probably Frederick Mont (also known as Adolf Fritz Mondschein) (Austrian, Vienna 1894–1994 New York); Donor: Gift of Anna Mont (1914–2010)
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