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Niccolò del Abbate (1509/12 - 1571)

Zephyrus and Psyche

Parker II (1956) 65; Macandrew (1980) App.2.65

Pen and brown ink, heightened with white bodycolour on light buff paper.  Sheet: 350 x 183 mm

Collector's Mark: Spencer (L. 1530), lower right; L. Lucas (L. 1733a), lower right

Provenance: Earl Spencer Lionel Lucas Christie's sale, 9 December 1949, lot 47

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Purchased (Campbell Dodgson Bequest Fund), 1950;