The Contest Between Athena and Poseidon for the Possession of Athens

Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of leadpoint or black chalk; squared in red chalk. traces of framing outlines in pen and darker brown ink | 25.9 x 26.4cm | 1570s

Cesare Nebbia

As Rhoda Eitel-Porter and Alberto Satoli pointed out, this drawing relates to Cesare Nebbia's partly destroyed fresco in the "Salone della Caminata" of the Palazzo Simoncelli (Torre San Severo, near Orvieto), painted possibly in the 1570's. The drawi...
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