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Ottavio Leoni (1578 - 1630)

Portrait of Margherita, Duchess of Ferrara

Parker II (1956) 883

Black chalk, heightened with white, on brownish-grey paper.  Sheet: 218 x 165 mm

Verso: Inscribed: Sra. Duchessa di Ferrara Sorella del Duca Vinc[enzo] / di Mantoua

Provenance: Lord Chilston

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Purchased (Hope Fund), 1951;  WA1951.2