22 January 2003
Attributed to Lattanzio Gambara (Brescia 1530-1574)
The corner of a classical altar, with a kneeling figure before a herm, the angle formed by a crouched nude below a winged goat's head
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash on light brown paper
5 3/8 x 8 in. (135 x 204 mm.)
Zaccaria Sagredo, with associated inscriptions 'Latanzio Gambara' (recto) and 'S[cuola] V[eneziana] No. 96' on the former mount.
With Richard Day, London, 1986.
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