Battle Scene, Lelio Orsi (called Lelio da Novellara) (Italian, Novellara 1508/11–1587 Novellara), Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, over traces of black chalk; squared in black chalk

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) (American); Donor: Gift of Anna S. Mont