London, South Kensington
12 December 2003
Valerio Spada (Genoa 1624-1659)
A panther leaping from an arabesque between two baskets of grapes: Design for a frieze
pen and brown ink
4¼ x 12 in. (107 x 305 mm.)
Burnet Pavitt, London, by whom bequeathed to the Royal College of Music.
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The composition is derived from Stefano della Bella's print (de Vesme, 185).
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