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Allessandro Algardi (1598 - 1654)

Two allegorical Figures of Immortality

Macandrew (1980) 782-1

Pen and brown ink and brown wash over indications in black chalk, with a background of blue-grey watercolour, on white paper.  Sheet: 120 x 208 mm

Verso: Inscribed in an old hand: 3. D. L. 61 / 407 / AIE / 15

Collector's Mark: Crozat (L. 474), lower right

Provenance: ? Pierre Crozat

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834, and transferred from the Bodleian Library, 1863; 

WA1863.690