Two Drawings of Ships (verso)

Two Drawings of Ships (verso)

1410s

Part of a set. See all set records

Parri Spinelli

(Italian, 1387-c. 1453)

Pen and brown ink (iron gall)

Support: Beige(1) laid paper, tipped on to cream-yellow wove paper

Sheet: 27.2 x 37.2 cm (10 11/16 x 14 5/8 in.); Secondary Support: 32.8 x 42.8 cm (12 15/16 x 16 7/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1961.38.b

Description

Spinelli's drawings of naval themes on both sides of this sheet were part of a model or pattern book used in his studio as a record of motifs that he and his students could copy as needed.

See also
Collection: 
DR - Italian
Department: 
Drawings
Type of artwork: 
Drawing

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