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Design for Frontispiece

Giovanni Angelo Canini (Italian, Rome 1615–1666 Rome)

Date:
1615–66
Medium:
Brush and brown wash with white. On brown paper
Dimensions:
9-1/2 x 6-3/4 in. (24.1 x 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1952
Accession Number:
52.570.309
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: From a tree, genii hang a sign saying, "ACADEMIA".
    Below, "r., del Franceschini".

  • References

    Nicholas Turner "Drawings by Giovanni Angelo Canini." Master Drawings. vol. 16, no. 4, 4. 1978, XVI-4, fig. no. Pl. 11, p. 393, ill.



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