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Jacques Stella (1596-1657)

Oriental Warrior and his retinue, on a wooded Hill,  1631

Whiteley (2000) 479; Parker I (1938) 441

Black chalk with pen and brown ink and brown wash, heightened with white bodycolour on discoloured off-white paper.  Sheet: 291 x 419 mm

Inscribed in brown ink at lower right of centre: Jacq. Stella in / 1631; and on verso of mount in black ink: Giacomo Stella Bresciano visu anni 85

Collector's Mark: Lagoy (L. 1710), lower right of centre

Provenance: Lagoy

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834, and transferred from the Bodleian Library, 1863.;