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Design for Ornamental Border with Foliage, Putti and a Lion's Head.

Artist:
Alessandro Allori (Italian, Florence 1535–1607 Florence)
Date:
1535–1607
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk or graphite, highlighted with white gouache, on blue paper, pasted down on a Talman mount
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 1/8 x 6 7/16 in. (30.8 x 16.3 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.513.32
Not on view
Marking: Professor Cinzia Sicca Bursill-Hall (October 2003) has identified the following collector's stamps: Peter Lely (Lugt 2092); Nicholas Lanier (Lugt 2886); William Talman (Lugt 2462).
Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (British, Soest 1618–1680 London); Nicholas Lanier (British, baptised London 1588–1666 London); John Talman (British, 1677–1726); Professor John Isaacs (London); Kaufman-Knoxno. 8 (Sotheby's sale March 12,1963,lot 104)
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