Drawing, Design for a Capital, 1640–50
This is a Drawing. It was created by Léonard Chailleat. It is dated 1640–50 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and wash on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
It is credited
Museum purchase through gift of the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
17.8 x 12.2 cm (7 in. x 4 13/16 in.)
It is signed
Signed in brown ink, left: Leonardus / Challius / Galus
It is inscribed
Inscribed in brown ink, around perimeter of drawing: A molto magnifico / Quó liber et meus et qui color / Leonardus Challius Galus / Sa bene parles tuos mio / Ingusi due sue cholore che non / il segue la viene et tardi al fine / se ne pensi Esse la Comminciamenti (?); upper margin, right: 32.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for a Capital, 1640–50; Léonard Chailleat (Italian, active 1640 - 1650); France; pen and brown ink, brush and wash on cream laid paper; 17.8 x 12.2 cm (7 in. x 4 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of the Advisory Council; 1947-57-5