Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesGemsNaples, Museo Archeologico (Apollo and Marsyas)
SOCIAL LIFE
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLyre
Further details
Pen and brown ink, over black chalk; verso of sheet depicting putti, two legs, Apollo and a saint; the figure of Apollo derived from the antique gem now in Naples
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ferrucci, Francesco di Simone (1437-1493) (attributed)
DATE
1452 - 1493
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings) (Inv. 1952,0405.1)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
A.E. Popham and P. Pouncey, 'Italian drawings in the BM, the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries', London, 1950, I, under nos. 56-7; idem, 'Supplement to the catalogue of the Italian drawings of the XIV-XV centuries'
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RELATIONS
London, British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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