Two cupids fighting, watched by two putti, one holding a wreath

Details

  • Title

    Two cupids fighting, watched by two putti, one holding a wreath

  • Artist/maker

    after François Duquesnoy (1597 - 1643) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 17th century
  • Material and technique

    red chalk with pen and black ink and grey wash, on brown paper, laid on a backing of brown card

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 25 x 45 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.30

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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, I, Netherlandish, German, French and Spanish Schools (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938), 443

Whiteley, Jon, Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, VII, French School, 2 (Oxford, University Press, 2000), 403

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