16 April 1997
Attributed to Gaspare Celio (c. 1572-1640)
An Allegory of Industry on a Pedestal surrounded by Ceres, the Apocalyptic Beasts of Saint John and Saint Luke and Allegories of Time and Painting
inscribed 'Industria', 'Arte', 'Fatica' and 'Usso' and with inscription 'G.C. 158.'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, squared in black chalk, watermark circle and device
385 x 285 mm.
Sir Thomas Lawrence (L. 2445).
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Two drawings by Celio are in the British Museum, J.A. Gere and P. Pouncey, Artists working in Rome, c. 1550 to c. 1640, London, 1983, nos. 60-1, pls. 56-7.
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