Allegorical Figures for a Ceiling Decoration

Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on beige paper. | 28.9 x 40.5cm | 17th century

Michel Corneille the Elder

Trained in the studio of Simon Vouet (French, 1590–1649), Corneille the Elder was one of the twelve original members of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, founded in Paris in 1648. He painted commissions for churches and décors for priv...
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