An Allegorical Female Figure, possibly Pallas Athene


  • Title

    An Allegorical Female Figure, possibly Pallas Athene

  • Artist/maker

    Peter Oliver (c. 1589 - 1648)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1610 - 1648
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown and black ink with grey wash over indications in red chalk

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 13.8 x 15.7 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1948.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


  • Our online collection is being continually updated. Find out more

Further reading

Stainton, Lindsay, and Christopher White, Drawing in England: from Hilliard to Hogarth (London: The British Museum, 1987), illus. p. 77 fig. 36

Reference URL

q-seffron-icon q-white-icon pluse-seffron-icon pluse-white-icon minus-seffron-icon minus-white-icon close-seffron-icon close-white-icon close-black-icon prv-gry-arrow prv-arrow print-seffron-icon print-black-icon next-arrow next-gry-arrow next-white-arrow up-arrow-black up-arrow black-up-arrow black-down-arrow white-up-arrow white-down-arrow hr-list-gry-icon hr-list-white-icon vr-list-gry-icon vr-list-white-icon eye-icon zoomin-icon zoomout-icon fullview-icon contact-black-icon contact-seffron-icon basket-seffron-icon basket-black-icon share-black-icon share-seffron-icon go-arrow search-white-icon