Claude Gellée, called Claude Lorrain
Alexander Refusing the Water
Black chalk, opaque white watercolor, black chalk wash, with pen and brown ink, on laid paper prepared with pink wash; ruled border in pen and brown ink.
7 5/8 x 11 9/16 inches (195 x 293 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
Queen Christina of Sweden; Cardinal Decio Azzolini and his nephew, Pompeo Azzolini; Don Livio Odescalchi, Duke of Bracciano, and afterwards the Odescalchi family; unknown Polish collection; H. M. Calmann, London, 1957.