17 December 1998
Roman School, late 17th Century
Minerva surrounded by allegorical figures, putti and a dragon
inscribed 'B Vé(?)'
black chalk, quill and brown ink, watermark Barberini arms
220 x 293 mm.; and two drawings formely
attributed to Rubens and Franco (3)
The 'Double-numbering Collector', with numbering '3' and 'Tre'.
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