31 January 2013
Francesco Brizio (Bologna 1574-1623)
Carlo and Ubaldo in the enchanted garden of Armida
with inscription 'Bricci'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, reddish-brown wash, heightened with white, brown ink framing lines on red prepared paper
14¾ x 10¾ in. (37.4 x 27.3 cm.)
P. Crozat (L.3612), with his corresponding numbering '17' lower right; Paris, 10 April-13 May 1741, part of lot 577 ('François Bricci: Trente-cinq [dessins] dont quatre sujets de l'histoire de Renaud & Armide').
An unidentified collector's mark (triangle with indistinct lettering), recto and verso.
with Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York.
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