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; WA1950.1.