Art/ Collection/ Art Object

A Dancing Pair Accompanied by a Blindfolded Fortune

Monogrammist EF (?) (active late 17th century)
Pen and grey ink, brush and grey wash
sheet: 2 15/16 x 4 3/4 in. (7.5 x 12.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jean A. Bonna Gift, 2007
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: In pen and grey ink: EF (?) 1693 Vienna

Inscription: In pen and brown ink: assai ben balla a chi Fortuna suona

(i.e. He dances well to whom Fortune pipes)

Marking: Watermark truncated: crown
Hans Wilpert Zoller (Swiss, Zurich 1673–1757 Zurich); Wilhelm von Muralt- von Planta (1845–1937); Hans Rohr Buchhandlung und Antiquariat zum Oberdorf, Zurich; Auktionshaus Stuker, Bern, November 28, 2006, no. 9060; Vendor: Galerie Arnoldi-Livie (Munich)
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