Giacomo Torelli

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Giacomo Torelli
1608-1678
A Royal Entry into a Classical Court
Pen and brown, light brown, and black ink, with gray wash, on paper; multiple framing lines in brown ink.
11 3/16 x 13 9/16 inches (285 x 340 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:636
Provenance: 
Yvonne Tan Bunzl, London; from whom acquired in 1963 by Donald M. Oenslager, New York.
Notes: 

This sketch is possibly a design for a setting for "Les Noces de Pélée et de Thétis," Paris, 1964.
Watermark: Star inside double circle with text in outer rin on left side of sheet. Watermark, beta radiograph, Star, sun, double circle.
Watermark: Crown on shield, with symbols inside, over letters PvH in cartouche, on right side of sheet. Watermark, beta radiograph. crown, shield, PvH.

Associated names: 

Bunzl, Yvonne Tan, former owner.
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975, former owner.

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