Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Design for a Frontispiece of a Title Page

Artist:
Attributed to Gerard de Lairesse (Dutch, Liège 1641–1711 Amsterdam) , attributed to
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Brush and grey wash over black chalk. Framing lines in brown ink.
Dimensions:
14 9/10 x 9 1/2 in. (37.8 x 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.19.42
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown on a fragment of old blue mount (now removed and pasted to new mat): Gerardo Lairesse/ Patrizio Leodiense.; and: No. 189.

Marking: MMA Stamp on verso.
Sir Richard Philipps, 7th Baronet (British, 1744–1823); Donor: Sir Richard Philipps, 7th Baronet (British, 1744–1823)
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