Study for the Equestrian Monument to Francesco Sforza

Pen and brown ink, light and dark brown wash; outlines of the horse and rider pricked for transfer. | 28.1 x 25.4cm | Early to mid 1480s

Antonio Pollaiuolo

This celebrated drawing was made by the Florentine painter, sculptor, engraver, and goldsmith Antonio Pollaiuolo. The sixteenth-century historian Giorgio Vasari, who owned the sheet and may have added the brown wash around the figures, seems to have ...
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