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Sketch of a Lady

Chalk drawing by Ottavio Leoni, dated to the 1620s

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottavio_Leoni

 

This sketch of an unknown noblewoman was executed in the Latium region of Italy in 3 different coloured chalks on coloured paper.

 

The drawing comes from a German site that features Italian sketch drawings from the 15th to the 18th centuries:

handzeichnungen.museum-kassel.de/ -->

'katalog'

The image was spliced together from screencaps.

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Uploaded on June 17, 2010