Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Design for a Wall Fountain

Series/Portfolio:
65.653.1-65.653.17
Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, Lombard, 16th century
Date:
1550–1620
Medium:
Pen and brown-gray ink over lead point, with ruled construction
Dimensions:
14 11/16 x 9 13/16 in. (37.3 x 25 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1965
Accession Number:
65.653.4
Not on view
Inscription: The recto is annotated, at lower right corner, in lead point: "[illegible, maybe 163??]," and to the right in graphite: "76".
The verso is annotated in graphite: "497" or "447" [?].

Marking: Watermark: 8 petals flower of a maximum height of 5.3 cm (not in Briquet, but similar to Briquet 6603, but which has a smaller center, and to Briquet 6599, but which is smaller in overall size; these are late 15th century watermarks around the area of Milan).
Leon Dalva Sr.New York
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