5 July 2005
Giovanni Battista Foggini (Florence 1652-1725)
Study for a frame decorated with laurel and acanthus leaves, a soldier in a shield in the lower section
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, watermark encircled stag below P
17 3/8 x 11½ in. (442 x 290 mm.)
An unidentified collector's mark, initials below a crown in an oval.
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