ITALIAN SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY A Study for a Fresco Decoration with Seated Nudes and Putti Holding Garlands along with Framed Spaces for Three Paintings Including a Chalice and a Cross.
Pen and brown ink and blue wash and pencil on two-joined sheets of cream laid paper. 205x685 mm; 8 1/4x27 inches. Inscribed with dimension notations in ink in two of the frame spaces. The verso applied with black chalk and rubbed for transfer. Eagle in a crowned circle watermark.