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Design for a Salt Cellar or a Table Fountain

A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and blue wash, over traces of black chalk, on cream laid paper, perimeter mounted to buff wove paper, prepared with a brown wash.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and blue wash, over traces of black chalk, on cream laid paper, perimeter mounted to buff wove paper, prepared with a brown wash.

Date:

1570-1620

Artist:

Attributed to Livio Agresti
Italian, 1508–1579

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Livio Agresti

Title

Design for a Salt Cellar or a Table Fountain

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality)

Date

1528–1579

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with brush and blue wash, over traces of black chalk, on cream laid paper, perimeter mounted to buff wove paper, prepared with a brown wash

Inscriptions

Inscribed lower right, in pen and brown ink: Livio Agresti"; verso, center, in graphite: "Agresti Livio 1503-1580 / __ "; verso lower left, in graphite: "60"

Dimensions

Primary support: 13.6 × 18 cm (5 3/8 × 7 1/8 in.); Secondary support: 16.3 × 22 cm (6 7/16 × 8 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of John A. Bross in memory of Louise Smith Bross

Reference Number

2014.1143

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