The Sorcerer Atlante Abducting Pinabello's Lady (Ariosto, Orlando Furioso, canto II, 38)

Pen and brown ink; black chalk on verso | 19.3 x 11.2cm | c. 1635-38

Nicolas Poussin

Claus Virch was responsible for the identification of the relevant scene from Ariosto's Orlando furioso. On occasion the subject has been mistakenly called Roger Carried Away from Bradamante on the Hippogriff.

Credit: Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 197...
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