Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi, refusing an offer of marriage from Ptolemy VII of Egypt

Details

  • Title

    Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi, refusing an offer of marriage from Ptolemy VII of Egypt

  • Artist/maker

    Laurent de La Hyre (1605 - 1656)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c.1640 - 1646
  • Material and technique

    black chalk with grey wash on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 45 x 33.1 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1964.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1964.52.1

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Further reading

Whiteley, Jon, Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, VII, French School, 2 (Oxford, University Press, 2000), 423

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